|Demographic and clinical characteristics of outpatients with urinary tract infection at Gulu regional hospital (n = 82)|
|Parameter||Males (n = 3)||Females (n = 79)||Total (%)|
|Mean age in years (range)||46 (37–59)||23 (18–70)|
|Pregnancy status among participants||N/A||Not pregnant = 65 Pregnant = 14||79|
|Presenting symptomsa (%)|
|Increased urine frequency||-||85||N/A|
|Supra pubic pain/discomfort||-||77||N/A|
|History of recurrent symptoms (in past 6 months)||0||3||3|
|Immune suppression symptoms||0||0||0|
|Neurological disease affecting micturition||0||0||0|
|Renal angle pain/tenderness||0||0||0|
|Positive urine sugar||0||0||0|
|Recent antibiotic use (2 weeks)b||0||69||69 (20.4)|
|Significant leucocyturia (pyuria)b||3||115||118 (34.8)|
|At least 105 CFU/mLc||3||64||67 (56.8)|
Key: N/A, Not applicable; CFU, Colony forming units. a calculations only done for female participants as males were too few for meaningful results. b recorded from all patients having any symptom suggestive of a UTI (n = 339).
c test performed only on patients with significant leucocyturia (n = 118).
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Odongo et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:193 doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-193