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Table 3 Probability to have a post-discharge SSIs according to type of surgery performed

From: Focus on the prophylaxis, epidemiology and therapy of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surgical site infections and a position paper on associated risk factors: the perspective of an Italian group of surgeons

Surgery Ratio between post-discharge SSIs and in-hospital SSIs
Vascular surgery 0
Breast surgery 3,4
Cesarean section 2,5
Cholecistectomy 1,2
Gastric surgery 0,4
Appendectomy 0,2
Colon surgery 0,1
Hernia repair 1,4
Abdominal hysterectomy 0,6
Vaginal hysterectomy 1