Table 1

Aboriginality of STIand BBVnotifications received in 2004 prior to data linkage, and the proportion of notifications with unknown Aboriginality following data linkage

Pre-linkage

Post-linkage



Disease

Aboriginal n (%)

Non-Aboriginal n (%)

Unknown n (%)

Unknown n (%)


Chlamydia, n = 4329

1078 (25)

1789 (41)

1462 (34)

402 (9.3)

Gonorrhoea, n = 1433

1085 (76)

307 (21)

41 (3)

12 (0.8)

Syphilis, n = 206

137 (66)

45 (22)

24 (12)

2 (1.0)

Donovanosis, n = 1

1 (100)

0 (0)

0 (0)

0 (0)

Hepatitis B, n = 435

61 (14)

317 (72)

57 (13)

27 (6.2)

Hepatitis C, n = 1215

134 (11)

706 (58)

375 (31)

76 (6.3)


Total, n = 7619

2496 (33)

3164 (41)

1959 (26)

519 (6.8)


Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Blood borne virus (BBV) notifications, excluding HIV (Human Immunodeficiency virus)

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