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Table 8 Specific maternal post-operative outcomes in relation to category of surgeon

From: Postoperative outcome of caesarean sections and other major emergency obstetric surgery by clinical officers and medical officers in Malawi

Condition Clinical officers Medical officers p value
Fever 388 (20.7%) 56 (21.9%) 0.364
Wound infection 137 (7.3%) 14 (5.5%) 0.994
Wound dehiscence 40 (2.1%) 4 (1.6%) 0.315
Need for re-operation 28 (1.5%) 5 (2.0%) 0.364
Maternal death 22 (1.2%) 1 (0.4%) 0.292