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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the patients included in the study (n = 814)

From: Compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis guidelines in caesarean delivery: a retrospective, drug utilization study (indication-prescription type) at an Ecuadorian hospital

Variables N (%)
Age (years)  
16–19 16 (1.97)
20–34 584 (71.74)
 ≥ 35 214 (26.29)
Place of origin  
Urban 544 (66.83)
Rural 270 (33.17)
Type of surgery  
Scheduled 255 (31.33)
Emergency 559 (68.67)
Duration of surgery (hours)  
 < 4 786 (96.56)
 ≥ 4 28 (3.44)
Blood loss (litres)  
 < 1.5 812 (99.75)
 ≥ 1.5 2 (0.25)
Surgical wound infection  
Yes 11 (1.35)
No 803 (98.65)
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