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Table 2 Association between CT and selected characteristics of study subjects

From: Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae prevalence among women of reproductive age living in urogenital schistosomiasis endemic area in Ghana

  CT infection status Measure of association
Characteristics Number positive (%) Number negative (%) Chi-square (P value) OR(CI) P value
Age group (N = 186)      
15-24 4 (11.4) 31 (88.6) 2.6 (0.3) 3.4 (0.7-16.5) 0.1
25-34 5 (6.9) 67 (93.1)   2.0 (0.4-8.7) 0.3
* ≥ 35 3 (3.6) 81 (96.4)    
Number of births (N = 190)      
0 3 (13.6) 19 (86.4)   3.4 (0.7-16.6) 0.1
1-3 5 (5.9) 73 (93.6) 2.6 (0.3) 1.4 (0.4-5.8_) 0.6
* ≥ 4 4 (4.4) 87 (95.6)    
Number of sexual partners in past one year (N = 191)      
0 0 (0.0) 10 (100.0) 1.4 (0.4) 1.0 1.0
1 11 (6.3) 163 (93.7)   1.0 1.0
2 1(16.7) 5 (83.3)   3.2 1.0
* ≥ 3 0 (0.0) 1 (100)    
Age at first intercourse (N = 189)      
9-15 4 (8.2) 45 (91.8) 1.0 (0.8) 1.4 0.9
16-22 8 (6.1) 123 (93.9)   1.1 0.9
≥23 0(0.0) 11 (100.0)    
Frequency of sexual intercourse (N = 187)      
Every day 0 (0.0) 2 (100.0)   0.0 (0.0) 0.9
Once a week 9 (6.8) 123 (93.2) 0.9 (0.9) 0.0 (0.0) 0.9
Twice in a month 0 (0.0) 7 (100.0)   1.05 (0.3-4.1) 0.9
≤ once a month 3 (6.5) 43 (93.5)    
Contraceptive use (N = 191)      
No contraceptive use 11 (7.4) 137 (92.6)   2.8 (0.4-23.0) 0.3
Hormonal contraceptive use 0 (0.0) 6 (100.0) 0.8 (0.6) 0.0 (0.0) 0.9
*Non hormonal contraceptive use 1 (2.7) 36 (97.3)    
  1. *Variables used as reference category in regression model.
  2. OR- Odds Ratio; CI- Confidence Interval.
  3. where p-value is 0.9 and 1, no CI was computed by model.