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Table 2 Distribution of the proportion Escherichia coli Urinary Tract Infections by sex, breed and time among dogs admitted to a veterinary teaching hospital, 2007–2012

From: Antimicrobial resistance among Escherichia coli isolates from dogs presented with urinary tract infections at a veterinary teaching hospital in South Africa

Variable Number Tested Number Positive Percentage Positive P-values
Sex
 Female 393 80 20.36 0.054
 Male 283 50 17.67
Breed
 Working 162 43 26.54 0.283
 Hound 97 16 16.49
 Herding 89 17 19.1
 Sporting 87 17 19.54
 Terrier 85 17 20
 Toy 80 10 12.5
 Nonsporting 45 7 15.56
 Crossbreed 32 6 18.75
Year
 2007 137 39 28.47 <0.001
 2008 110 27 24.55
 2009 137 19 13.87
 2010 156 29 18.59
 2011 97 19 19.59
 2012 46 0 0