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Table 1 General characteristics of the population

From: Voltammetric analysis for fast and inexpensive diagnosis of urinary tract infection: a diagnostic study

  Total sample (N = 142)
Age (years, mean [SD]) 76.6 (12.6)
Male sex (N [%]) 81 (57)
Comorbidities (N [%])
 Hypertension 91 (64)
 Diabetes 45 (32)
 Chronic kidney failure 31 (22)
 Liver diseases 18 (13)
Dipstick test (N [%])
 Esterase 43 (30.5)
 Nitrites 10 (7.1)
Positive urine culture (N [%]) 44 (31)
Poly-microbial infection 8 (18.2)