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Table 3 Consultations and antibiotic treatment for UTIs in Norwegian primary care by age and sex, 2006-2015

From: Consultations and antibiotic treatment for urinary tract infections in Norwegian primary care 2006–2015, a registry-based study

Diagnosis Age, years Consultations both sexes Males Females
All Consultations resulting in antibiotic treatment All Consultations resulting in antibiotic treatment All Consultations resulting in antibiotic treatment
N % N % N %
Cystitis 0–9 155,562 41.4 22,342 33.8 133,220 42.6
10–19 149,708 54.7 8307 45.5 141,401 55.2
20–29 308,264 54.7 13,202 49.0 295,062 55.0
30–39 245,884 54.9 16,644 49.0 229,240 55.3
40–49 244,907 57.3 25,674 51.7 219,233 57.9
50–59 260,282 56.3 38,944 51.9 221,338 57.1
60–69 321,779 54.0 67,578 51.9 254,201 54.5
70–79 320,175 50.6 73,903 49.4 246,272 51.0
80+ 286,972 46.1 69,826 45.1 217,146 46.5
Sum 2,293,533 52.5 336,420 48.3 1,957,113 53.3
Pyelonephritis 0–9 8268 40.9 1442 33.5 6826 42.5
10–19 10,474 50.7 735 41.2 9739 51.4
20–29 21,791 49.1 1327 41.6 20,464 49.6
30–39 17,474 47.4 2295 43.4 15,179 48.0
40–49 17,395 46.0 3986 42.5 13,409 47.0
50–59 18,016 43.3 5573 40.1 12,443 44.7
60–69 18,053 41.8 7225 39.0 10,828 43.6
70–79 12,530 37.7 4864 36.1 7666 38.7
80+ 9109 33.4 3370 30.1 5739 35.4
Sum 133,110 44.2 30,817 38.4 102,293 45.9
  1. All differences between sexes within age groups in terms of antibiotic treatment were statistically significant by Chi-square test