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Table 1 Patients’ demographics

From: Susceptibility pattern of Salmonella enterica against commonly prescribed antibiotics, to febrile-pediatric cases, in low-income countries

Patients demographics Total suspected Confirmed (%) Salmonella enterica serovar
Typhi (%) Paratyphi (%)
Gender
 Male 997 55 (5.5) 39 (70.9) 16 (29.1)
 Female 818 35 (4.2) 23 (65.7) 12 (34.3)
Age group
  < 1 year 389 8 (2.05) 5 (62.5) 3 (37.5)
 1 to 4 years 452 17 (3.76) 11 (64.7) 6 (35.2)
 5 to 9 years 439 37 (8.42) 27 (72.9) 10 (27.1)
 10 to 14 years 485 28 (5.77) 19 (67.8) 9 (32.2)
Patients distribution
 Out-patient 1389 73 (5.2) 53 (72.6) 20 (27.4)
 In-patient 426 17 (3.9) 12 (70.59) 5 (29.41)
Self-medicated history
 Ciprofloxacin therapy 218 6 (2.7) 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7)
 Ofloxacin therapy 86 4 (4.6) 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0)