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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of diabetic patients investigated for uropathogens (n = 248), April to July 2015

From: Common uropathogens and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern among diabetic patients

Socio-demographic Characteristics Classifications of variables Frequency No. (%)
Age 20–35 51(20.6)
36–45 45(18.1)
46–55 52(21)
≥56 100(40.3)
Sex Male 112(45.2)
Female 136(54.8)
Address: Urban 210(84.7)
Rural 38(15.3)
Marital Status: Single 31(12.5)
Married 153(61.7)
Widowed/Divorced 64(25.8)
Literacy level: Illiterate 84(33.9)
Primary School 63(25.4)
Secondary School 58(23.4)
Higher education 43(17.3)
Types of diabetes: Type I 123(49.6)
Type II 125(50.4)
Duration of diabetes(in years): <  5 65(26.2)
5–10 93(37.5)
≥10 90(36.3)
Blood glucose level(mg/dl): < 126 99(39.9)
≥126 149(60.1)
History of previous UTI: Yes 73(29.4)
No 175(70.6)
History of previous antibiotic: Yes 106(42.7)
No 142(57.3)