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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and its distribution of S.typhi of febrile patients visiting outpatient department of Adare General Hospital, from May 23/2018 to October 20/2018 Hawassa, Ethiopia

From: Prevalence of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi infection, its associated factors and antimicrobial susceptibility patterns among febrile patients at Adare general hospital, Hawassa, southern Ethiopia

Variables Number of tested (%) Number of positive for S.typhi (%)
Sex
 Male 172 (45.1) 2 (1.2)
 Female 209 (54.9) 4 (1.9)
Age (in years)
 15–24 136 (35.7) 1 (0.7)
 25–34 114 (29.9) 3 (2.6)
 35–44 74 (19.4) 1 (1.4)
 45 and above 57 (15.0) 1 (1.8)
Residence
 Urban 324 (85.0) 2 (0.6)
 Rural 57 (15.0) 4 (7.0)
Marital Status
 Married 223 (58.5) 2 (0.9)
 Single 144 (37.8) 3 (2.1)
 Widowed and Divorced 14 (3.7) 1 (7.1)
Educational Status
 No formal education 30 (7.9) 1 (3.3)
 Primary education 143 (37.5) 3 (2.1)
 Secondary and above 208 (54.6) 2 (1.0)
Occupation
 Employed 93 (24.4) 1 (1.1)
 Merchant 140 (36.7) 2 (1.4)
 Student 79 (20.7) 2 (2.5)
 Housewife 63 (16.5) 1 (1.6)
 Other 6 (1.6) 0 (0.0)
Family size
 < 3 194 (50.9) 3 (1.5)
 4–6 180 (47.2) 3 (1.7)
 > 7 7 (1.8) 0 (0.0)