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Table 2 Anatomical sites of N. gonorrhoeae isolates, reported to the Norwegian surveillance system for communicable diseases (N = 1257), 2003–2007.

From: The epidemiology of gonorrhoea in Norway, 1993–2007: past victories, future challenges

N. gonorrhoea isolated from*: Sexual transmission route
  Heterosexual Homosexual Unspecified
  Women
n = 185 (%)
Men
n = 645 (%)
Men
n = 405 (%)
Men
n = 22
Urethra 8 (4) 631 (98) 276 (68) 22
Cervix 143 (79) / / 0
Rectum 0 0 68 (17) 0
Pharynx 7 (4) 2 (0.3) 20 (5) 0
Urethra, rectum and pharynx 1 (0.5) 0 4 (1) 0
Urethra and pharynx 0 0 7 (2) 0
Rectum and pharynx 0 0 8 (2) 0
Rectum and urethra 0 0 15 (4) 0
Cervix and pharynx 1 (0.5) / / 0
Cervix and urethra 19 (10) / / 0
Other, unspecified 3 (2) 4 (0.6) 1 (0.2) 0
Unknown 3 (2) 8 (1) 6 (1) 0
  1. * the categories are mutually exclusive