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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)