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Table 1 Characterization of study participants with E. coli infections (n = 246)

From: Cefixime and cefixime-clavulanate for screening and confirmation of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli

Variable Category Percentage of E. coli (%)
Hospital Islamic Hospital 51.2
Prince Hamzah Hospital 48.8
Age (years) ≤ 20 25.2
21 to 40.9 21.1
41 to 60.9 17
61 to 80.9 26.6
> 80.9 10.1
Gender Male 23.2
Female 76.8
Department ICU 14.6
Emergency 17.5
Medicine 8
Pediatric 21.9
Surgery 10.9
Urology 15.3
Others 11.7
Type of samples Blood 2.3
Urine 87.2
Sputum 2.3
Wound 4.1
Others 4.1