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Table 1 Characteristics of the 358 patients included in the study

From: Proportion of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in community setting in Ngaoundere, Cameroon

Characteristics Outpatients N = 208 (%) Student volunteers N = 150 (%)
Age (Mean, SD) 36.9,15.12 24.7,7.3
Male gender 88 (42) 99 (66)
Hospitalization (in previous year)   
yes 16 (8) 1 (1)
no 91 (44) 149 (99)
unknown 101 (48) 0
Antibiotic use (< 3 months)   
yes 44 (21) 15 (10)
no 48 (23) 132 (88)
unknown 116 (56) 3 (2)
Antibiotics used   
amoxicillin 14 7
ciprofloxacin 19 2
Trimethroprim/sulfamethoxazole 5 /
Other drugs 6 6