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Surgical site infection by surgical category and type of infection

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Surgical site infection by surgical category and type of infection - 5 years from July 2006 to June 2011 in NHSScotland

Category

Superficial

Deep

Organ-space

Not recorded

Total SSI types

No

In-
patient SSI
rates (%)

No

In-
patient SSI
rates (%)

No

In-
patient SSI
rates
(%)

No

In-
patient SSI
rates
(%)

Abdominal hysterectomy

41

0.9

7

0.16

7

0.16

6

0.14

61

Breast surgery

9

0.29

0

0.00

2

0.07

1

0.03

12

CABG

92

2.72

34

1.01

4

0.12

3

0.09

133

Caesarean section

327

0.48

25

0.04

6

0.01

9

0.01

367

Cardiac surgery

12

0.95

11

0.87

0

0.00

0

0.00

23

Hip arthroplasty

173

0.41

103

0.25

10

0.02

8

0.02

294

Knee arthroplasty

36

0.15

21

0.09

0

0.00

0

0.00

57

Major vascular surgery

43

4.03

0

0.00

0

0.00

3

0.28

46

Reduction of long bone fracture

36

0.51

11

0.15

0

0.00

2

0.03

49

Repair of neck of femur

18

0.62

23

0.79

0

0.00

2

0.07

43