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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