Table 3

Prevalence (%) of resistance of E. coli to selected antibiotics associated with demographic variables
TET AMP AMC FEP CIP NOR ADR MDR
Sex of child Female 43*(**) 41 31 17 * 9 12 75 36
Male 33 35 28 11 7 10 69 31
Family type Joint 39(**) 35 29 13 7 14 72 33
Nuclear 34 41 29 14 8 9 72 34
Maternal education >1 year 38 43(**) 35*(**) 16 13*(**) 16*(**) 72 36
0 years 36 34 26 12 5 8 72 31
Given antibiotics (last three weeks) Yes 50 43 38 19 12(**) 12 81 36
No 36 37 28 13 7 11 71 33

Associations of antibiotic resistance Percentage (%) prevalence of resistance shown for each antibiotic according to selected demographic factors. (TET = tetracycline; AMP = ampicillin; AMC = amoxicillin/clavulanic acid; FEP = cefepime; CIP = ciprofloxacin; NOR = norfloxacin; ADR = resistance to any antibiotic; MDR = multi-drug resistance).

*Statistically significant by chi-squared analysis.

**Statistically significant by multivariate logistic regression analysis, adjusted for age.

Shakya et al.

Shakya et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:477   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-477

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