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Table 3 Patterns of infection among pregnant women from the Eastern region, Saudi Arabia (n = 587)

From: Patterns of infections and antimicrobial drugs’ prescribing among pregnant women in Saudi Arabia: a cross sectional study

Variables Group Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Pattern of infection Bacterial infection 376 64.0
    UTIs 223 59.3
    URTIs 72 19.1
    Skin and soft-tissue infection 36 9.5
    Intra-abdominal infection 24 6.3
    LRTIs 11 2.9
    Eye infection 10 2.6
  Fungal infection 203 34.5
  Parasitic infection 4 0.6
  Viral infection 4 0.6