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Table 3 Association between NG 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

Characteristics No. positive (%) No. negative (%) Chi-square P value OR (CI) P value
Age group (N = 186)      
15-24 3 (8.6) 32 (91.4) 7.0 (0.03)) 1.5 (0.0) 0.9
25-34 2 (2.8) 70 (97.2)   4.6 (0.0) 0.9
* ≥ 35 0 (0.0) 84 (100.0)    
Number of births (N = 190)      
0 3 (13.6) 19 (86.4) 12.9 2.5 (0.0) 1
1-3 2 (2.6) 76 (97.4) (0.002) 4.2 (0.0) 1
* ≥ 4 0 (0.000) 91 (100.0)    
Number of sexual partners in past one year (N = 191)      
0 0 (0.0) 10 (100.0) 23 1.0 (0.0) 1.0
1 3 (1.7) 171 (98.3) (0.00) 2.8(0.0) 1.0
2 2 (33.3) 4 (66.7)   8.0(0.0) 1.0
≥3 0 (0.0) 1 (100.0)    
Age at first intercourse (N = 189)      
9-15 1 (2.0) 48 (89.0)   3.3 1.1
16-22 4 (3.1) 127 (96.9) 0.6 (0.9) 5.0 1.1
≥23 0(0.0) 11 (100.0)    
Frequency of sexual intercourse (N = 187)      
Every day 0 (0.0) 2 (100.0) 2.2 (0.)) 1.0 1.0
Once a week 5 (3.8) 127 (96.2)   6.3 0.9
Twice in a month 0 (0.0) 7 (100.0)   1.0 1.0
≤ once a month 0 (0.0) 46 (100.0)    
Contraceptive use (N = 191)      
No contraceptive use 4 (2.1) 144 (75.4) 0.2 (1.0) 1.0 1
Hormonal contraceptive use 0 (0.0) 6 (100.0)   0.0 0.9
*Non hormonal contraceptive use 1 (0.5) 36 (18.8)    
  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.