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Table 3 Association of methicillin resistant pattern of S. aureus in study participants with 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 MRSA MSSA S. aureus COR 95 % CI P-value
N (%) N (%) N
Sex Male 19(19.9) 87(82.1) 106 0.94 (0.44, 1.98) 0.873
Female 15(17.0) 73(83.0) 88 1 - -
Age group <1 0(0) 9(100) 9 0.00 - 0.999
1–14 7(14.6) 41(85.4) 48 1.67 (0.29, 9.76) 0.567
15–24 8(17.4) 38(82.6) 46 1.36 (0.24, 7.78) 0.732
25–34 4(10.5) 34(89.5) 38 2.43 (0.37, 15.95) 0.356
35–44 8(30.8) 18(69.2) 26 0.64 (0.11, 3.80) 0.626
45–64 5(27.8) 13(72.2) 18 0.74 (0.11, 4.86) 0.757
> = 65 2(22.2) 7(77.8) 9 1 - -
  1. COR crude odds ratio