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Table 3 Medical and related characteristics of pre-school children, Debre Markos, North Ethiopia, 2015

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

Characteristics No (%) (n = 400)
Presence of S. aureus (child) 49 (12.3)
Skin/soft tissue infection (child) 107 (26.8)
Having recurrent acute otitis media (child) 57 (14.3)
Cougha (child) 211 (52.8)
Child admitted to hospitalb 101 (25.3)
Child use of antibioticb 201 (50.3)
Use of antibiotic by a child of the householdb 197 (49.3)
Use of antibiotic by a family memberb 180 (45.0)
Hospitalization of family memberb 52 (13.0)
Household member contact with health institution workers 120 (30.0)
Family member with woundb 94 (23.5)
  1. aIn the previous 30 days
  2. bIn the previous 12 months