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Table 1 Show characteristics of patients diagnosed with asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB)

From: Evaluation of asymptomatic bacteruria management before and after antimicrobial stewardship program implementation: retrospective study

Patient characteristics Total (N = 109)
Median age, in years, (range) 65 (11–98)
Female gender, n (%) 74 (68)
Urinary catheter, n (%) 64 (58.7)
Comorbidities
 Hypertension, n (%) 82 (75.2)
 Diabetes mellitus, n (%) 80 (73.3)
 Dyslipidemia, n (%) 38 (34.8)
 Ischemic Heart Disease, n (%) 37 (33.9)
 Neurological diseaseb, n (%) 32 (29.3)
 Cerebrovascular Accident, n (%) 32 (29.3)
 Chronic kidney disease, n (%) 25 (23)
 Endocrine diseasec, n (%) 13 (11.9)
 Pulmonary diseased, n (%) 7 (6.4)
Urinalysis result
 Pyuria, n (%) 96 (88.0)
 RBCse in urine, n (%) 36 (33.02)
 Leukocytes in urine, n (%) 100 (91.74)
  1. aASB Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  2. bNeurological disease: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia and Epilepsy
  3. cEndocrine disease: Hypothyroidism and Addison’s disease
  4. dPulmonary disease: Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  5. eRBCs Red Blood Cell