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Table 6 Distribution of the socio-demographic variables in relation to the number of antibiotics resistant to S. aureus (except MRSA)

From: Prevalence and resistance patterns of commensal S. aureus in community-dwelling GP patients and socio-demographic associations. A cross-sectional study in the framework of the APRES-project in Austria

Variable Sub-variable Number of antibiotics resistant to S. aureus p-value
   0 1 2 3+  
   % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)  
Sex Female 27.8 (70) 52.4 (132) 4.8 (12) 15.1 (38) 0.175
Male 31.8 (91) 54.5 (156) 2.1 (6) 11.5 (33)  
Age 4–18 28.6 (8) 46.4 (13) 0 25.0 (7)  
19–39 26.5 (43) 61.7 (100) 2.5 (4) 9.3 (15) 0.224
40–64 31.9 (79) 50.0 (124) 3.6 (9) 14.5 (36)  
65+ 33.0 (34) 50.5 (52) 4.9 (5) 11.7 (12)  
Educational level Primary 30.6 (81) 56.6 (150) 3.8 (10) 9.1 (24)  
Secondary 31.4 (60) 51.3 (98) 1.6 (3) 15.7 (30) 0.127
Tertiary 31.4 (22) 45.7 (32) 5.7 (4) 17.1 (12)  
Country of origin Austria 31.5 (145) 52.7 (243) 2.8 (13) 13.0 (60)  
EU 15+ 22.7 (5) 54.5 (12) 4.5 (1) 18.2 (4) 0.748
New EU 28 25.0 (4) 56.3 (9) 6.3 (1) 12.5 (2)  
Others 25.0 (9) 58.3 (21) 8.3 (3) 8.3 (3)  
Location of residence Urban 33.3 (66) 44.9 (89)a 4.0 (8) 17.7 (35)a 0.014
Rural 28.5 (98) 58.1 (200)b 2.9 (10) 10.5 (36)b  
Job Health care 30.8 (12) 46.2 (18) 5.1 (2) 17.9 (7)  
Livestock farming 37.5 (6) 43.8 (7) 6.3 (1) 12.5 (2)  
Kindergarten teacher/nanny 14.3 (1) 57.1 (4) 0 28.6 (2) 0.926
Others 29.9 (128) 54.9 (235) 3.0 (13) 12.1 (52)  
Not known 32.7 (17) 48.1 (25) 3.8 (2) 15.4 (8)  
  1. a,bThe subscript letters represent a subset of the variable category which is not significantly different at a significance level of p < 0.05 if it is the same subscript for the same sub-variable
  2. Significance at significance level of p < 0.005