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Table 2 Age and sex distribution of S. aureus colonization among pre-school children Debre Markos town, 2015

From: Nasal colonization and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of Staphylococcus aureus among pre-school children in Ethiopia

Characteristics S. aureus colonization Total
Yes No
Age
 Median 6 5 5
 Range 3 3 3
Age (years)
 > 4 48 (12%) 248 (62%) 296 (74%)
 ≤ 4 4 (1%) 100 (25%) 104 (26%)
 Total 52 (13%) 348 (87%) 400 (100%)
Sex
 Male 20 (5%) 140 (35%) 160 (40%)
 Female 32 (8%) 208 (52%) 240 (60%)
 Total 52 (13%) 348 (87%) 400 (100%)