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Table 1 Characteristics for women who tested positive for Chlamydia trachomatis or Mycoplasma genitalium.

From: 'The difference in determinants of Chlamydia trachomatis and Mycoplasma genitalium in a sample of young Australian women.'

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)
  1. 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.