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Table 7 Infection rates depending on procedure and location

From: Risk factors for infection following ingrowing toenail surgery: a retrospective cohort study

  Infection/n Infection rate (95% CI) Risk ratio (95% CI) P value
Wedge Resection
 Hospital/Surgicentre 14 / 480 2.9% (1.6–4.8) 1  
 Office 17 / 263 6.5% (3.8–10.1) 2.30 (1.12–4.75) 0.03* +
Partial resection
 Hospital/Surgicentre 6 / 171 3.5% (1.3–7.5) 1  
 Office 16 / 407 3.9% (2.3–6.3) 1.13 (0.43–2.93) 1.00 +
  1. + P value calculated using Fisher’s exact test (two-sided)
  2. * Statistically significant at p < 0.05