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Table 3 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: Prevalence and characterization of antimicrobial resistance among gram-negative bacteria isolated from febrile hospitalized patients in central Ethiopia

Sociodemographic characteristics Numbers Percentage (%)
Sex Male 371 54.2
Age 1–15 190 27.8
  16–30 286 41.8
  31–45 110 16.1
  46–60 51 7.5
   > 60 47 6.9
Area of residence Rural 396 57.9
  Urban 288 42.1
Educational status Illiterate 167 24.4
  Literate 434 63.5
  Children below school age 83 12.1
Patient settings Internal medicine ward 129 18.9
  Pediatric ward 131 19.2
  Surgical and Gynecology wards 47 6.9
  Emergency OPD 347 50.7
  ICU 30 4.4
  1. ICU intensive care unit, OPD outpatient department