Table 6

Surgical staff

VariableInfection
n (%)
No infection
n (%)
RR95% CIP value
Surgeon
 41 (2.9)34 (97.1)1
 12 (5.1)37 (94.9)1.70.2 to 18.91
 25 (13.9)31 (86.1)4.80.6 to 39.50.199
 37 (14.0)43 (86.0)4.90.6 to 38.00.133
 51 (4.2)23 (95.8)1.40.1 to 22.21
Assistant
 31 (4.5)21 (95.5)1
 No assistant2 (4.7)41 (95.3)10.1 to 10.71
 22 (16.7)10 (83.3)3.60.4 to 36.40.279
 44 (8.9)41 (91.1)20.2 to 16.51
 57 (11.3)55 (88.7)2.50.3 to 19.00.674
Anaesthesiologist
 32 (3.5)55 (96.5)1
 12 (9.5)19 (90.5)2.70.4 to 18.10.292
 22 (5.6)34 (94.4)1.60.2 to 10.70.639
 410 (14.3)60 (85.7)4.10.9 to 17.80.039
Assistant veterinary technician (AVT)
 14 (7.0)53 (93.0)
 No AVT3 (10.7)25 (89.3)1
 23 (7.1)39 (92.9)1.50.4 to 6.40.679
 36 (10.5)51 (89.5)10.2 to 4.31
Students
 No7 (9.7)65 (90.3)1
 Yes7 (10.4)60 (89.6)1.10.4 to 2.90.887
People, n*9.7 (2.9)9.8 (3.7)0.1−1.9 to 1.80.296
  • *Data are expressed as mean (sd) and mean difference.

  • RR, risk ratio.