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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants and prevalence of enterococci infection at the UoGTH, February 28, 2014 to May 1, 2014.

From: Isolation of enterococci, their antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and associated factors among patients attending at the University of Gondar Teaching Hospital

Socio-demographics Frequency (%) Enterococci infection
   Present no. (%) Absent no. (%)
Sex    
 Female 176 (45.7) 10 (5.7) 166 (94.3)
 Male 209 (54.3) 14 (6.7) 195 (93.3)
Age (years)
 <5 123 (31.9) 12 (9.8) 111 (90.2)
 5–14 36 (9.4) 1 (2.8) 35 (97.2)
 15–30 108 (28) 3 (2.8) 105 (97.2)
 31–50 83 (21.6) 3 (3.6) 80 (96.4)
 >50 35 (9.1) 5 (14.3) 30 (85.7)
Residence
 Rural 169 (44.0) 13 (7.7) 156 (92.3)
 Urban 216 (56.0) 11 (5.1) 205 (94.9)
Patient setting
 Out-patient 92 (23.9)   88 (95.6)
 In-patient 293 (76.1) 20 (6.8) 273 (93.2)
Educational status
 Illiterate 180 (46.8) 11 (6.1) 169 (93.9)
 Literate 205 (53.2) 13 (6.3) 192 (93.7)
Total 385 (100.0) 24 (6.2) 361 (93.8)