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Table 2 Sociodemographic characterstics of septicemia suspected patients in relation to bacterial isolates at Gondar University Hospital since September 1, 2006- January 1, 2012

From: Bacterial profile and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in septicemia suspected patients attending Gondar University Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Variable Culture result Association
Sex of patient Positive n(%) Negative n(%) P value andx2
Female 41(19.3) 171(80.7) X2 = 0.40
Male 30(16.9) 148(83.1) P = 0.526
Total 71 319
Age in years <28 day 12(35.3) 22(64.7)  
<5 9(30) 21(70) X2 = 18.06
5-15 18(26.1) 51(63.9) P = 0.0004
>15 32(12.5) 225(87.5)
Total 71 319  
Sender    
In patient (ward) 69(18.5) 304(81.5) X2 = 0.495
OPD 2(11.8) 15(88.2) P = 0.482
Total 71 319  
  1. OPD= Outpatient department.