Table 1

Percentage of sexually active young people in the sexual activity survey, estimated target population and response rate stratified by age and gender
Women Men
Sexual activity survey Prevalence survey Sexual activity survey Prevalence survey
Age Census1 RD 2 SA 3 SA% 5 (CI4 95%) Target population6 RD Response rate % 7 Age Census RD SA SA% (CI3 95%) Target population RD Response rate %
15 44 35 4 11.4 5 3 60 15 44 26 4 15.3 7 4 59
16 42 41 21 51.2 22 12 56 16 50 41 17 41.4 21 12 58
17 42 36 23 63.9 27 21 78 17 44 25 13 52 23 8 35
18 55 30 25 83.3 46 25 55 18 62 27 22 81.4 51 22 44
19 54 30 27 90 49 27 56 19 65 36 32 88.8 58 31 54
20 71 48 47 97.9 70 47 68 20 50 27 26 96.2 48 26 54
21 54 33 31 93.9 51 30 59 21 50 25 23 92 46 23 50
22 51 27 26 96.3 49 26 53 22 56 23 23 100 56 23 41
23 72 44 44 100 72 44 61 23 63 33 33 100 63 33 52
24 34 44 44 100 34 42 124 24 45 29 28 96.5 43 28 64
Age group Age group
15-19 237 172 100 58.1 138 88 63.9 15-19 265 155 88 56.7 150 77 51.2
(50.4-65.8) (48.6-64.8)
20-24 282 196 192 97.9 276 189 68.4 20-24 264 137 133 97 256 133 51.9
(94.8-99.4) (92.6-99.1)
15-24 519 368 292 79.3 412 277 67.2 15-24 529 292 221 75.7 400 210 52.4
(75.1-83.6) ( 70.6-80.8)
Women and Men
Sexual activity survey Prevalence survey
Age group Census RD SA SA% (CI 95%) Target population RD Response rate %
15-24 1048 660 513 77.7 815 487 59.8
(74.7-80.9)

1 Census: population data that referred to a point halfway through the study period (31st May 2011); 2 RD: Responders; 3 SA: Sexually active; 4 CI: confidence interval; 5 SA%: Rate of sexually active youth in the Sexual activity survey; 6 Target population: estimated sexually active population in the Census; 7 Response rate %: Rate between sexually active young people who underwent the CT test and the target population.

Fernández-Benítez et al.

Fernández-Benítez et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:388   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-388

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