Variables Total culture S. aureus Positive N (%) X2 p-value
Sex
 Male 2265(52.4) 152(6.7) 1.39 0.24
 Female 2056(47.6) 157(7.6)
Age group
<5 1158(26.8) 99(8.5) 47.5 <0.001
5-14 445(10.3) 56(12.6)
15-24 735(17.1) 62(8.4)
25-34 931(21.7) 54(5.8
35-44 378(8.7) 12(3.2)
>45 673(15.6) 26(3.9)
Patient settings
Wards 3766(87.2) 235(6.2) 36.6 <0.001
Out-patients 555(12.8) 74(13.3)
Total 4321(100) 309(7.2)    
Table 1: Prevalence of S. auerus by patients’ setting and their sociodemographic characteristics attending University of Gondar Tertiary Hospital, September 2013 to February 2014.