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Table 1 Testing characteristics of heterosexuals at Dutch STI clinics between June 2014 and December 2015

From: Repeat Chlamydia trachomatis testing among heterosexual STI outpatient clinic visitors in the Netherlands: a longitudinal study

  Women Men
Total number of consultations 88,409 52,077
Individuals with N consultations (%)
 1 62,565 (82.9) 40,495 (87.5)
 2 12,922 (17.1) 5791 (12.5)
Total number of individuals 75,487 46,286
Individuals with a repeat test within 12 months (overall) (%) 11,612 (15.4) 5157 (11.1)
Repeat testers among initial CT negatives (%) 9136/64,842 (14.1) 3910/39,283 (10.0)
Repeat testers among initial CT positives (%) 2476/10,645 (23.3) 1247/7003 (17.8)
Median time between initial test and repeat test (overall), days (IQR) 171 (111–243) 170 (106–245)
 After initial negative test 178 (116–249) 176 (112–252)
 After initial positive test 147 (90–218) 147 (90–221)
  1. IQR interquartile range, CT Chlamydia