Table 1

Population composition and types of infection caused by S. aureus
Sex No. (%) Age No. (%) Source No. (%) MRSA/MSSA
Male 401 (66.0%) 14–24 43 (7.1%) Respiratory 410 (67.4%) 321/89 (78.3%/21.7%)
Female 207 (34.0%) 25–34 56 (9.2%) Skin/soft tissue 86 (14.1%) 31/55 (36.0%/64.0%)
35–44 63 (10.4%) Other sterile body fluids 64 (10.5%) 37/27 (57.8%/42.2%)
45–54 81(13.3%) Blood 27 (4.4%) 12/15 (44.4%/55.6%)
55–64 92 (15.1%) Urine 21 (3.6%) 13/8 (61.9%/38.1%)
65–74 96 (15.8%)
75–84 72 (11.8%)
≥85 105 (17.3%)

Li et al.

Li et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:153   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-153

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