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Table 5 Distribution of patients according to postoperative complications (N=72)

From: Bowel perforation secondary to illegally induced abortion: a tertiary hospital experience in Tanzania

Postoperative complications Frequency Percentage
Surgical site infections 28 38.9
Postoperative pyrexia 14 19.4
Postoperative diarrhea 8 11.1
Wound dehiscence 5 6.9
Enterocutaneous fistula 4 5.6
Peritonitis 4 5.6
Septic shock 4 5.6
Pelvic abscess 3 4.1
Paralytic ileus 2 2.8
Total 72 100