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Table 2 Pooled prevalence of S. aureus resistance to different antimicrobial agents in Ethiopia

From: Resistance of Staphylococcus aureus to antimicrobial agents in Ethiopia: a meta-analysis

  Agent Number of studies Total no of isolate tested No of resistant isolate Pooled AMR prevalence (95% CI) I2 (p-value)
1. Vancomycin 19 1750 132 0.11 (0.04,0.20) 95.34 (P ≤ 0.01)
2. Methicilin 26 1179 843 0.47 (0.33,0.61) 96.82 (P ≤ 0.01)
3. Ciprofloxacin 31 2254 400 0.19 (0.13, 0.26) 93.06(P ≤ 0.01)
4. Tetracycline 36 3019 1982 0.62 (0.55, 0.68) 92.06(P ≤ 0.01)
5. Cotrimoxazole 35 2825 1364 0.47 (0.40, 0.55) 92.85(P ≤ 0.01)
6. Chloramphenicol 34 2763 1128 0.37 (0.29,0.45) 94.28 (P ≤ 0.01)
7. Erythromycin 37 3828 2222 0.41 (0.29, 0.54) 98.28(P ≤ 0.01)
8. Penicillin 33 2271 1627 0.76 (0.67, 0.84) 95.05(P ≤ 0.01)
9. Clindamycin 14 1445 414 0.24 (0.12,0.37) 95.48(P ≤ 0.01)
10. Carbencillin 6 398 184 0.34 (0.17,0.54) 86.89(P ≤ 0.01)
11. Amoxicillin 18 870 660 0.77 (0.68,0.85) 87.44(P ≤ 0.01)
12. Amoxicillin-clavulanic 12 524 166 0.30 (0.19,0.43) 88.64(P ≤ 0.01)
13. Ampicillin 27 1814 1181 0.75 (0.65,0.85) 95.21(P ≤ 0.01)
14. Gentamycin 39 3348 892 0.26 (0.18,0.34) 95.93(P ≤ 0.01)
15. Ceftriaxone 28 2032 626 0.34 (0.25,0.43) 94.02(P ≤ 0.01)
16. Cephalothin 15 2330 785 0.30 (0.18,0.43) 94.02(P ≤ 0.01)
17. Cefoxitine 6 374 101 0.27 (0.06, 0.54) 95.74(P ≤ 0.01)
18. Doxycline 14 541 239 0.43 (0.26,0.60) 93.32(P ≤ 0.01)
19. Amikacin 4 211 62 0.23 (0.07,0.44) 90.42(P ≤ 0.01)
20. Kanamycin 7 66 40 0.14 (0.05,0.25) 79.36(P ≤ 0.01)
21. Norfloxacilin 11 751 186 0.25 (0.14,0.38) 92.79(P ≤ 0.01)