Table 3

General variables

VariableInfectionNo infectionRR95% CIP value
n (%)n (%)
Demographic
Gender
 Male5 (6.3)75 (93.8)1
 Female11 (10.6)93 (89.4)1.70.6 to 4.70.302
Reproductive status
 Intact11 (7.6)133 (92.4)1
 Castrated5 (12.5)35 (87.5)1.60.6 to 4.50.334
Age83.4 (49.8)71.7 (46.6)11.7−12.5 to 35.90.505
Treatments
 No11 (7.0)147 (93.0)1
 Steroidal anti-inflammatory4 (26.7)11 (73.3)3.81.0 to 1.10.028
 Antihistamines0 (0.0)2 (100.0)
 Chemotherapeutics1 (14.3)6 (85.7)2.10.3 to 13.70.417
  • Bold value significantly associated with SSI. p-value < 0.050

  • RR, risk ratio.