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Surgical Site Infections summary: procedures, SSIs and SSI rate by category

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Surgical Site Infections summary: procedures, SSIs and SSI rate (%) by category - 5 years from July 2006 to June 2011 in NHSScotland

Procedure Category

Number of Procedures

Number SSIs (inpatient only)

No.

Rate (%)

95% CI

Lower

Upper

Abdominal hysterectomy

4440

61

1.37

1.07

1.76

Breast surgery

3072

12

0.39

0.22

0.68

CABG

3380

133

3.93

3.33

4.64

Caesarean section

67612

367

0.54

0.49

0.60

Cardiac surgery

1265

23

1.82

1.21

2.71

Hip arthroplasty

41716

294

0.70

0.63

0.79

Knee arthroplasty

23875

57

0.24

0.18

0.31

Major vascular surgery

1066

46

4.32

3.25

5.71

Reduction of long bone fracture

7098

49

0.69

0.52

0.91

Repair of neck of femur

2899

43

1.48

1.10

1.99