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Table 2 Demographic data and injury characteristics

From: Iatrogenic ureteric injuries following abdomino-pelvic operations: a 10-year tertiary care hospital experience in Tanzania

Study variable Frequency Percentages
Age
  • <40 71 43.3
  • ≥40 93 56.7
Sex
  • Male 62 37.8
  • Female 102 62.2
Nature of the primary surgery
  • Elective 72 43.9
  • Emergency 92 56.1
Laterality
  • Left 98 59.8
  • Right 60 36.6
  • Bilateral 6 3.6
Site of injury
  • Upper (Proximal) third 12 7.3
  • Middle third 28 17.1
  • Lower (Distal) third 124 75.6
Type of injury
  • Suture ligation 60 36.6
  • Ureteric transection 44 26.8
  • Excision of ureteric segment 28 17.1
  • Crush injury 16 9.8
  • Uretero-vaginal fistula 12 7.3