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Table 1 Association of S. aureus in study participants with regard to gender and age group at Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College from September 2013 to April 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from clinical samples at Yekatit 12 Hospital Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variable Presence of S. aureus COR(95 % CI) P-value AOR(95 % CI) P-value
Yes (N/%) No (N/%)
Sex Male 106(16.2) 548(83.8) 0.73(0.54, 0.99) 0.049 1.05(0.72,1.53) 0.771
Female 88(12.5) 618(87.5) 1 - 1 -
Age group <1 9(8.6) 96(91.4) 1.47(0.55, 3.92) 0.434 - -
1–14 48(10.4) 413(89.6) 1.19(0.55, 2.54) 0.651 - -
15–24 46(21.0) 164(79.0) 0.49(0.23, 1.06) 0.072 - -
25–34 38(17.0) 184(83.0) 0.67(0.31, 1.46) 0.315 - -
35–44 26(16.8) 129(83.2) 0.68(0.30, 1.55) 0.366 - -
45–64 18(13.6) 115(86.4) 0.88(0.37, 2.08) 0.779 - -
> = 65 9(12.2) 65(87.8) 1 - - -
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence interval