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Table 2 Prevalence of vaginal infections among reproductive-age women attending PHC centers in Sana’a city, Yemen (2017)a

From: Bacterial vaginosis, vulvovaginal candidiasis and trichomonal vaginitis among reproductive-aged women seeking primary healthcare in Sana’a city, Yemen

Type of vaginal infection Prevalence
n (%) 95% CI
Overall prevalence (any type) 130 (37.6) (32.5–42.7)
Single infections
 BV 94 (27.2) (22.7–32.0)
 VVC 23 (6.6) (4.5–9.7)
 TV 3 (0.9) (0.3–2.5)
Mixed infection
 BV and VVC 9 (2.6) (1.4–4.9)
 TV and VVC 1 (0.3) (0.1–1.6)
  1. aThe total women included in the study were 347; n, number of infected women, CI confidence interval, BV bacterial vaginosis, VVC vulvovaginal candidiasis, TV trichomonal vaginitis