Association Between Operating Room Productivity and Presence/Absence of Predefined Surgical Incision Start Time for the First Patient in Public and Private Health Facilities in Ethiopia, December 2020 to June 2021

Operative ProductivityAssociation, Significance
Optimum,a No. (%)Suboptimum, No. (%)Total, No.
Utilized predefined surgical incision start time
 Yes20 (54.05)5 (18.52)25P=.004
 No, absent17 (45.94)22 (81.48)39
Total37 (100)27 (100)64
  • a Optimum operative productivity is an average of 2 or more surgeries performed per day in a major operating room.