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Table 2 Aggregate RDS-weighted self-reported Sexually Transmitted Infections among Men who have sex with men (MSM), Female Sex Workers (FSW) and people who inject drugs (PWID) by survey city in Mozambique, 2011–2014

From: High burden of self-reported sexually transmitted infections among key populations in Mozambique: the urgent need for an integrated surveillance system

  Maputo Beira Nampula/Nacala* Total
Population Symptom n:
Crude
%:
Crude
RDS-weighted (95% CI) n:
Crude
%:
Crude
RDS-weighted (95% CI) n:
Crude
%:
Crude
RDS-weighted (95% CI) n:
Crude
%:
Crude
RDS-weighted Aggregate
(95% CI)
MSM   N = 496 N = 583 N = 353 N = 1432
Abnormal discharge 24 4.8 5.4 (2.1–8.8) 28 4.8 5.2 (1.9–8.4) 22 6.2 7.6 (3.3–12.0) 74 5.2 5.8 (3.4–8.2)
Sore or ulcer 32 6.5 5.6 (2.0–9.2) 71 12.2 11.4 (6.7–16.0) 20 5.7 5.8 (1.1–10.5) 123 8.6 6.6 (4.0–9.2)
Diagnosis 20 4.0 4.0 (2.3–5.8) 28 4.8 3.6 (0.0–7.2) 31 8.8 9.5 (5.5–13.4) 79 5.5 5.0 (3.5–6.5)
STI self-report 54 10.9 10.6 (4.6–16.7) 89 15.3 14.3 (9.9–18.7) 45 12.8 14.0 (9.2–18.8) 188 13.1 11.9 (7.8–16.0)
FSW   N = 400 N = 411 N = 429 N = 1240
Abnormal discharge 93 23.3 24.8 (10.0–39.5) 151 36.9 36.6 (29.4–43.8) 85 19.8 20.9 (14.1–27.8) 329 26.5 26.7 (19.0–34.5)
Sore or ulcer 27 6.8 7.2 (−0.8–22.1) 51 12.4 13.0 (8.7–17.3) 41 9.6 9.2 (4.4–14.0) 119 9.6 9.1 (1.6–16.7)
Diagnosis 30 7.5 9.4 (2.4–16.3) 35 8.5 10.3 (5.1–15.6) 69 16.1 15.7 (9.7–21.6) 134 10.8 11.2 (7.1–15.2)
STI self-report 106 26.5 29.9 (15.4–44.5.0) 171 41.6 42.9 (35.5–50.3) 119 27.7 31.7 (25.2–38.5) 396 31.9 33.6 (26.0–41.3)
PWID   N = 353   N = 139 N = 492
Abnormal discharge 30 8.5 8.6 (3.9–13.4) 35 25.2 27.4 (16.1–38.7) 65 13.2 13.0 (9.6–16.3)
Sore or ulcer 21 6.0 5.7 (4.2–7.1) 29 20.9 22.7 (13.7–31.6) 50 10.2 9.7 (6.7–12.6)
STI Diagnosis 30 8.5 7.2 (2.4–12.0) 47 33.8 36.7 (24.6–48.9) 77 15.7 14.2 (11.0–17.4)
STI self-report 46 13.0 11.7 (5.9–17.4) 71 51.1 55.5 (43.4–67.7) 117 23.8 22.0 (17.0–27.0)
  1. Note: Symptoms for men who have sex with men (MSM) and people who inject drugs (PWID) refer to last 12 months, while female sex workers (FSW) refers to last 6 months
  2. aMSM and PWID surveys were conducted in the neighboring cities of Nampula/Nacala; FSW survey was conducted in Nampula only