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Table 3 Source of infection

From: Complicated intra-abdominal infections worldwide: the definitive data of the CIAOW Study

Source of infection Patients
  N 1898 (100%)
Appendicitis 633 (33.3%)
Cholecystitis 278 (14.6%)
Post-operative 170 (15.,9%)
Colonic non diverticular perforation 115 (9.9%)
Gastroduodenal perforations 253 (13.3%)
Diverticulitis 106 (5.6%)
Small bowel perforation 145 (7.6%)
Others 122 (6.4%)
PID 30 (1.6%)
Post traumatic perforation 46 (2.4%)