Table 2

Characteristics of hospitalized patients with an indwelling urethra catheter
Number of patients 3 020
Median age (IQR) 73.1 (62.2– 81.1)
Female, % 51.4
Medical specialty, %
Cardiology 8.9
Cardiothoracic surgery 4.0
Gastrointestinal and liver diseases 1.6
Geriatrics 1.9
Internal medicine 13.3
Neurology 6.6
Neurosurgery 2.1
Obstetrics 6.2
 and gynaecology
Oncology 1.9
Orthopaedics 10.9
Respiratory 7.1
Surgery 22.3
Urology 8.5
Unknown or differenta 4.7
Medical ward, %
ICU 17.1
Non-ICU 82.9
Surgeryb
Yes 52.2
No 47.8
Antibiotic use
Yes 42.7
No 57.3

Jansen et al.

Jansen et al. BMC Urology 2012 12:25   doi:10.1186/1471-2490-12-25

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