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Table 1 Socio-demographics and clinical Characteristics of study participants

From: High fecal carriage of extended Beta Lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae among adult patients admitted in referral hospitals in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Variables Frequency/Median Percentage (%)
Median age 25   
Age group in years
 18–27 98 50.0
 28–37 68 35.0
 38–47 22 11.0
  > 47 8 4.0
Sex
 Female 121 67.7
 Male 75 35.3
Study Site
 Temeke 166 84.7
 Amana 20 10.2
 MNH 10 5.1
Admission Unit
 Medical ward 154 78.6
 Isolation Unit 35 17.9
 ICU 7 3.5
Diarrhea Status
 Yes 79 40.3
 No 117 50.7
Antibiotic use in the past 3 months
 Yes 92 46.9
 No 104 53.1
Hospitalization in the past 3 months
 Yes 70 35.8
 No 126 64.2
Invasive procedure in past 3 months
 Yes 36 18.4
 No 160 81.6
Type of Invasive procedure
 Catheterization 20 55.6
 Surgery 16 44.4
HIV status
 Positive 36 18.4
 Negative 160 81.6