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Table 2 Aetiological diagnosis versus presenting symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases among patients.

From: Patterns of sexually transmitted infections in adolescents and youth in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Aetiological diagnosis Presenting symptoms
  Total Genital discharge Genital ulcers Dysuria Genital itch Rash
  M No (%) F No (%) M No (%) F No (%) M No (%) F No (%) M No (%) F No (%) M No (%) F No (%) M No (%) F No (%)
    53/98 (54.1) 64/101 (63.4) 14/98 (14.3) 12/101 (11.8) 34/98 (34.7) 12/101 (11.8) 9/98 (9.1) 31/101 (30.6) 7/98 (7.1) 14/101 (13.8)
Gonorrhoea 14/28 (50.0) 3/82 (3.7) 13/24 (54.1) 2/55 (3.6) 0/1 1/7 1/4 0/10 0/2 2/28 (7.1) 1/1 1/9
Chlamydia 5/52 (9.6) 5/56 (8.9) 3/31 (9.7) 1/37 (3) 1/6 0/5 1/17 1/7 1/3 2/10 0/2 2/4
Syphilis 3/98 (3.1) 4/101 (4.0) 2/53 (3.8) 4/60 (6.7) 0/14 0/12 0/34 0/12 0/9 1/31 0/7 1/14
Clue cells - 15/88 (17.0) - 10/59 (16.9) - 1/8 - 3/11 (17) - 8/31 (25.8) - 3/8
Trichom onas 2/94 (2.1) 10/101 (9.9) 2/53 (3.8) 7/64 (10.9) 0/11 0/12 0/33 1/12 0/9 5/31 (16.1) 0/7 2/14
Candida 1/97 22/101 (21.8) 1/44 17/64 (26.6) 1/13 1/12 2/34 4/12 0/9 7/31 (22.6) 0/7 3/11
HIV 11/96 (11.5) 21/101 (20.8) 6/53 (11.3) 12/64 (18.8) 3/13 (23.1) 6/12 (50.0) 2/33 1/12 (8) 1/8 6/31 (19.3) 1/7 2/14