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Table 2 Data of the overall population and subgroups with/without SSI concerning fracture morphology and concomitant injuries

From: Impact of surgical site infection on patients’ outcome after fixation of tibial plateau fractures: a retrospective multicenter study

  SSI group (n = 41) Non-SSI group (n = 246) Total (n = 287) p
   n % n % n %  
AO category B 8 19.5 142 57.7 150 52.3 < 0.001
  C 33 80.5 104 42.3 137 47.7
AO subcategory         
  B1 2 4.8 24 9.8 26 9.1  
  B2 1 2.4 44 18.0 45 15.7  
  B3 5 12.2 74 30.3 79 27.5  
  C1 3 7.3 18 7.4 21 7.3  
  C2 6 14.6 12 4.9 18 6.3  
  C3 24 58.5 74 30.3 98 34.1  
Concomitant injury of the affected knee   22 53.6 96 36.4 118 41.1 0.01
Compartment syndrome 16 39.0 14 5.7 30 10.5 < 0.001
Open fracture   9 22.0 7 2.9 16 5.6 < 0.001
Concomitant injury of other body region   20 48.8 47 19.3 67 23.3 < 0.001
Polytrauma   8 19.5 17 7.0 25 8.7 0.01
  1. SSI surgical site infection