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Table 3 Distribution of demographic characteristics according to causative agent of keratitis among the studied populations

From: Bacterial and fungal causes of infectious keratitis among patients attending Research Institute of Ophthalmology

DemographicIndicatortotalBacterial keratitis
N (%)
Fungal keratitis
N (%)
No growth
N (%)
P value
SexMale273(11%)12(44.5%)12(44.5%)0.715
Female234(17%)11(48%)8(35%)
ResidenceUrban193(16%)5(26%)11(58%)0.07
Rural314(13%)18(58%)9(29%)
OccupationFarmers151(6%)10(67%)4(27%)0.124
Workers162(12%)4(25%)10(63%)
Housewives194(21%)9(47%)6(32%)
  1. P value < 0.05 is considered significant