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Table 1 Frequency of antibiotic susceptibility in relation to sex

From: Antimicrobial resistance in community and nosocomial Escherichia coli urinary tract isolates, London 2005 – 2006

Antibiotic Female (n = 10157) Male (n = 1656) P OR (CI95%)
  n n (%) Resistant n n (%) Resistant   
Ampicillin 10153 5460 (53.8) 1652 1051 (63.6) ≤0.001 1.50 (1.35–1.67)
Amoxicillin/clavulanate 9178 1139 (12.4) 1491 310 (20.8) ≤0.001 1.85 (1.61–2.13)
Cefalexin 10139 892 (8.8) 1643 321 (19.5) ≤0.001 2.52 (2.19–2.90)
Ciprofloxacin 10137 1038 (10.2) 1649 374 (22.7) ≤0.001 2.57 (2.25–2.93)
Gentamicin 10149 525 (5.2) 1655 214 (12.9) ≤0.001 2.72 (2.30–3.22)
Nitrofurantoin 10134 551 (5.4) 1647 142 (8.6) ≤0.001 1.64 (1.35–1.99)
Trimethoprim 10138 3989 (39.3) 1652 748 (45.3) ≤0.001 1.28 (1.15–1.42)
Cefpodoxime 8512 525 (6.2) 1418 215 (15.2) ≤0.001 2.72 (2.29–3.22)