Table 1

Characteristics for women who tested positive for Chlamydia trachomatis or Mycoplasma genitalium.

Variable

Participants' characteristics N (%)

Chlamydia Prevalence (95%CIb)

(no.c positive/no. total women)

UORd (95% CI)

AORe (95% CI)

MG Prevalence (95% CI)

(no. positive/no. total cases)

UOR (95% CI)

AOR (95% CI)


Agea (median age)

0.9 (0.8, 1.0)

0.9 ( 0.8, 1.0)

1.0 (0.8, 1.3)

1.0 (0.8, 1.3)

Country of birth

Not Australian born

121 (11.5)

1.7 (0.4, 6.7) (2/121)

1.0

1.0

1.7 (0.5, 5.2) (2/120)

1.0

1.0

Australian born

934 (88.5)

5.4 (3.5, 8.1) (50/934)

3.4 (0.7, 16.6)

3.1 (0.6, 14.7)

2.6 (1.5, 3.7) (24/929)

1.6 (0.4, 6.2)

1.4 (0.3, 5.9)

Indigenous status

Not indigenous

1059 (97.7)

4.8 (3.2, 7.3) (51/1059)

1.0

1.0

2.4 (1.4, 3.4) (25/1059)

1.0

1.0

Indigenous

25 (2.3)

4.0 (0.5, 27.2) (1/25)

0.8 (0.1, 6.0)

1.0 (0.1,8.0)

8.0 (2.4, 23.2) (2/25)

3.6 (0.9, 13.5)

4.5 (1.4, 14.9)

Education

up to year 12f

609 (56.1)

5.9 (2.9, 8.9) (36/609)

1.0

1.0

3.1 (1.8, 4.4) (19/604)

1.0

1.0

Tertiary

477 (43.9)

3.6 (1.4, 5.7) (17/477)

0.6 (0.3, 1.2)

0.6 (0.3, 1.3)

1.7 (0.4, 2.9) (8/476)

0.5 (0.2, 1.1)

0.6 (0.3, 1.2)

Employment

Unemployed/Not working

418 (38.5)

4.8 (1.8, 7.8) (20/418)

1.0

1.0

2.4 (0.7, 4.1) (10/416)

1.0

1.0

Employed

668 (61.5)

4.9 (2.7, 7.1) (33/668)

1.0 (0.6, 1.9)

1.0 (0.5, 1.9)

2.5 (1.6, 3.5) (17/664)

1.1 (0.5, 2.1)

1.0 (0.5, 2.1)

Clinic type

GP

738 (66.1)

3.4 (1.5, 5.3) (25/738)

1.0

N/Ag

1.6 (0.7, 2.6) (12/735)

1.0

N/Ag

SHC/FP

378 (33.9)

7.9 (4.1, 11.8) (30/378)

2.5 (1.2, 4.9)

4.0 (2.7, 5.3) (15/375)

2.5 (1.4, 4.6)

No. partners last 12 months

<2

553 (51.8)

1.3 (0.5, 2.1) (7/553)

1.0

1.0

1.4 (0.6, 2.3) (8/551)

1.0

1.0

2+

515 (48.2)

8.5 (5.6, 11.5) (44/515)

7.3 (4.3, 12.2)

6.4 (3.6, 11.3)

3.7 (2.1, 5.3) (19/511)

2.6 (1.3, 5.3)

2.2 (1.0, 4.6)

Partners 12 months without condoms

0

301 (29.0)

3.0 (1.5, 6.1) (9/301)

1.0

1.0

0.3 (0.0, 2.3) (1/299)

1.0

1.0

1-2

599 (57-8)

4.3 (2.6, 6.6) (26/599)

1.5 (0.8, 2.9)

1.4 (0.7, 2.6)

2.5 (1.6, 3.9) (15/595)

7.7 (1.0, 62.4)

7.2 (0.9, 57.6)

3+

137 (13.2)

10.9 (6.4, 18.0) (20/216)

4.0 (1.6, 10.1)

3.1 (1.0, 9.5)

6.6 (3.7, 11.5) (9/137)

20.9 (2.6, 167.3)

16.6 (2.0, 138.0)

Past history of Chlamydia diagnosis

1.0

1.0

No

965 (89.4)

4.2 (2.2, 6.3) (41/965)

1.0

1.0

2.4 (1.4, 3.4) (23/960)

1.5 (0.6, 4.0)

1.3 (0.4, 3.6)

Yes

114 (10.6)

9.6 (5.1, 14.2) (11/114)

2.4 (1.2, 4.7)

2.0 (1.1, 3.9)

3.5 (0.3, 6.8) (4/113)

Antibiotics in last 2 months

No

807 (74.0)

5.7 (3.0, 8.4) (48/833)

1.0

1.0

2.5 (1.6, 3.9) (21/802)

1.0

1.0

Yes

283 (26.0)

2.5 (0.5, 4.4) (7/283)

0.4 (0.2, 1.0)

0.4 (0.2, 1.0)

2.1 (0.8, 5.5) (6/282)

0.8 (0.3, 2.6)

0.8 (0.3, 2.5)


a Represents change in odds of infection with each additional year of age. b CI: confidence interval. c no.= number. d Unadjusted odds ratio. e Adjusted Odd Ratio: Adjusted for clinic type the participants were recruited from. f Year 12 is the final year of secondary education in Australia. g Data not available.

Walker et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-35

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