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Table 1 Nasopharyngeal carriage rate of S. pneumoniae in relation to age and sex, Sodo Zuria Woreda, South Ethiopia, 2014

From: Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern among school children in South Ethiopia: post-vaccination era

Age Carriage status (n = 311)
Male Female Total (%)
Positive (%) Negative (%) Positive (%) Negative (%)
3–5 years 28 (9) 18 (9) 45 (28.3) 29 (14.6) 120 (16.9)
6–13 124 (39.9) 183 (91) 114 (71.7) 169 (85.4) 590 (83.1)
Total 152 (21.4) 201 (28.3) 159 (22.4) 198 (27.9) 710 (100)