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Table 2 Distribution of infections among gender and patients’ age groups

From: Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections in a teaching hospital in Ghana

 

Age (Years)

Number of Cases (N)

< 10

10–19

20–29

30–39

40–49

50–59

≥60

Total (%)

Gender

 Female

21

8

20

13

11

9

17

99 (49.5)

 Male

27

11

6

8

9

8

32

101 (50.1)

Infections

 Abscess

2

1

2

1

1

7 (3.5)

 Appendicitis

1

1 (0.5)

 Bacteremia

1

1 (0.5)

 Bronchitis

1

1

2 (1.0)

 Cellulitis

1

1 (0.5)

 Cirrhosis

1

1

21.0)

 Cystitis

1

1 (0.5)

 Diabetic foot ulcer

1

1

1

7

10 (5.0)

 Gastroenteritis

4

3

7 (3.5)

 Nephritis

1

1

1

1

1

6

11 (3.5)

 Otitis

1

1

2 (1.0)

 Pericarditis

2

1

3 (1.5)

 Peritonitis

2

2 (1.0)

 Pneumoniae

1

3

4 (2.0)

 Prostitis

1

1 (1.0)

 RTI

2

1

1

1

5 (2.5)

 Sepsis

8

3

1

1

2

5

20 (10.0)

 Surgical wound infection

1

1

2

2

2

2

10 (5.0)

 Tuberculosis

1

1

3

6

3

4

18 (9.0)

 UTI

23

4

10

12

7

4

9

69 (34.5)

 Ulcer

1

1

2 (1.0)

 Wound infection

1

2

2

1

2

2

10 (5.0)

Frequency (%)

48 (24.0)

19 (9.5)

26 (13.0)

21 (10.5)

20 (10.0)

17 (8.5)

49 (24.4)

200 (100)

  1. Abbreviation: UTI Urinary tract infection, RTI Respiratory tract infection, −: Non-detected