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Table 1 Study participants, characteristics and demographics

From: Vaginal microbiome in women from Greenland assessed by microscopy and quantitative PCR

Age
Range 15-65 years
Median (50th percentile) 24 years
Lower quartile (25th percentile) 19
Upper quartile (75th percentile) 37
Inclusion town N 1 (%)
Nuuk 83 (47%)
Sisimiut 94 (53%)
BV diagnosis by Nugent score N (%)
Grade I (normal) 73 (41%)
Grade II (intermediate) 25 (14%)
Grade III (BV) 79 (45%)
STIs 2 and yeast infection N (%)
Mycoplasma genitalium 22 (12%)
Chlamydia trachomatis 12 (7%)
Neisseria gonorrhoeae 2 (1%)
Trichomonas vaginalis 1 (0.5%)
Yeasts3 14 (8%)
Lifetime number of male sexual partners 4  
Range 0-320
Median (50th percentile) 12.5
Lower quartile (25th percentile) 5
Upper quartile (75th percentile) 25
Lifetime number of female sexual partners 4  
Range 0-10
Median (50th percentile) 0
Lower quartile (25th percentile) 0
Upper quartile (75th percentile) 0
  1. 1N indicates number of participants.
  2. 2Considered positive if specific PCR was found positive in swab, urine or both.
  3. 3Either spores, hyphae or both by microscopy.
  4. 4Only 168 women gave information.