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Table 1 Prevalence of bacteriuria in diabetic women reported in a series of selected studies

From: The influence of diabetes mellitus on the spectrum of uropathogens and the antimicrobial resistance in elderly adult patients with urinary tract infection

Prevalence of bacteriuria
Reference N° year Diabetics Non diabetic reported P value Clinical features
  N° of pts Pts with bacteriuria % N° of pts Pts with bacteriuria %   
4 1959 41 29.3 41 22 - Hospitalised Asymptomatic
5 1966 128 18.8 114 7.9 - Outpatients Asymptomatic
6 1967 195 2.0 n.a. - Schoolgirls Asymptomatic
7 1974 152 15.8 152 4.6 - Outpatiens Asymptomatic
8 1984 92 15.2 91 11.0 NS Outpatients, Asymptomatic/symptomatic
9 1986 341 9.1 100 5.0 <0.001 Outpatients Asymptomatic
10 1990 n.a. 31.3 n.a 16.0 < 0.05 Outpatients Asymptomatic
11 1992 147 17.7 n.a. - Outpatients, Asymptomatic
12 1993 239 6.3 236 3.4 NS Outpatiens Asymptomatic
13 1995 1072 7.9 n.a. - Outpatiens Asymptomatic
14 2000 636 26.0 153 6.0 < 0.001 Outpatients Asymptomatic
15 2001 149 4.6 298 4.0 NS Asymptomatic outpatients with gestational diabetes
16 2004 176 18.8 146 18.5 NS Outpatients Asymptomatic
17 2005 363 9.6 350 2.9 - Outpatients Asymptomatic