Table 3: Factors associated with positive bacterial culture in antenatal women.


Characteristic Women with bacterial culture positive UTI N = 40 Women with bacterial culture negative UTI N = 110 P-value

Age groups 15-24 25-34 35-44 11(27.5%) 25(62.5%) 4 (10.0%) 12(10.9%) 74(67.3%) 24(21.8%) 0.75
Marital status Single Married 7 (17.5%) 33(82.5%) 11(10.0%) 99(90.0%) 0.26
Parity Primigravida Multigravida 14 (35.0%) 26(65.0%) 45(40.9%) 56(59.1%) 0.41
Previous UTI Yes No 5(12.5%) 35(87.5%) 39(35.5%) 71(64.5%) 0.25
Previous obst surgery Present Absent 7 (17.5%) 33(82.5%) 12 (10.9%) 99 (89.1%) 0.14
Presence of other signs Present Absent 4 (10.0%) 36(90.0%) 20(18.2%) 90(81.8%) 0.19