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Table 4 Severity and types of AEs diagnosed through clinical examination at the VMMC Sites during Soka Uncobe (N = 341)

From: Feasibility and validity of telephone triage for adverse events during a voluntary medical male circumcision campaign in Swaziland

  Severity
Adverse events (N = 431) Mild (n = 157; 46%) Moderate (n = 163; 47.8%) Severe (n = 21; 6.2%)
Infection 82 (52.2%) 96 (58.9%) 6 (28.6%)
Swelling 25 (15.9%) 21 (12.9%) 5 (23.8%)
Wound disruption/dehiscence 20 (12.7%) 18 (11.0%) 4 (19.1%)
Bleeding 14 (8.9%) 14 (8.6%) 3 (14.3%)
Pain 11 (7.0%) NA NA
Others 5 (3.2%) 14 (8.6%) 3 (14.3%)