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Table 4 Antimicrobial resistance and associated factors

From: Emergence of high drug resistant bacterial isolates from patients with health care associated infections at Jimma University medical center: a cross sectional study

Variable Non MDR (N = 12) (%) MDR (N = 106) (%) P
History of treatmenta
 No 9 (75.0) 85 (80.19)  
 Yes 3 (25.0) 21 (19.81) 0.672
Patient outcome
 Progress 12 (100) 93 (87.74)  
 Died 0 13 (12.26) 0.198
Duration of stay in Hospital
 <=15 days 8 (66.6) 25 (23.58)  
 > 15 days 4 (33.4) 81 (76.42) 0.002
  1. Non-MDR: susceptible to all antibiotic classes/resistant to one/two antibiotic classes; MDR: resistant to at least one agent in three or more antimicrobial categories Magiorakos et al. [4]
  2. a taking antibiotics in the last 3 months of the study period