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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of patients with surgical site infection, ear infection and carriage rate of S. aureus at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital

From: Antimicrobial resistance profile of Staphylococcus aureus isolated from patients with infection at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics No. (%)
tested
No. (%) S. aureus
culture positive
X2 p-value
Sex
 Male 54 28(51.8) 1.6 0.29
 Female 40 26(65)   
Age in years
 < 11 18 9(50)   
 11–20 26 19(73.1) 3.87 0.42
 21–30 20 11(55)   
 31–40 15 8(53.3)   
 ≥ 41 15 7(46.7)