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Table 1 Summary of social and demographic characteristics of patient population at the two study sites

From: Prevalence of genital chlamydia infection in urban women of reproductive age, Nairobi, Kenya

Patient characteristic Site one Site two
Number of participants 150 150
Marital status Married Married
(95/150, 63.3%) (110/150, 73.3%)
Contraceptive use No method No method
(29%, 43/150) (52%, 78/150)
Length of sexual activity   
<15 years 78.7%, 118/150 72.7%, 109/150
>15 years 21.3%, 32/150 27.3%, 41/150
Greater than 2 lifetime Partners 42.7%, 64/150 16.7%, 25/150
Asymptomatic patients with Chlamydia infection 76.9%, 10/13 80%, 4/5
Acceptability of vaginal swab compared to endocervical swab 70.1%, 106/150 84.7%, 127/150
Patient knowledge about Chlamydia infection Did not know what Chlamydia trachomatis was Majority reported it as a sexually transmitted infection
  (117/150, 78%) (90/150, 60%)