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Table 2 Univariate logistic regression analysis on predictors for SSI at the UCC of Kosovo, Clinic for Obstetrics and Gynecology

From: Surgical site infections after cesarean sections at the University Clinical Center of Kosovo: rates, microbiological profile and risk factors

Variables a B S.E. Wald Df Sig. Exp(B) 95% C.I. for EXP(B)
Lower Upper
Age < 35 −0.856 0.386 4.912 1 0.027 0.425 0.199 0.906
Place of living −0.206 0.4 0.265 1 0.607 0.814 0.371 1.784
Co-morbidity (yes) 2.132 0.423 25.426 1 0.000 8.428 3.681 19.3
Antibiotics (yes) −1.46 0.393 13.791 1 0.000 0.232 0.107 0.502
Duration of surgery (< 1 h) −2.005 0.469 18.282 1 0.000 0.135 0.054 0.338
Previous C- section (yes) 2.009 0.402 24.986 1 0.000 7.457 3.392 16.395
Elective C-section 0.594 0.378 2.466 1 0.116 1.812 0.863 3.804
  1. a Variable(s) entered on step 1: age, place of living, co-morbidity, antibiotic use, duration of surgery, previous C-section, elective C-section