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Sexually transmitted diseases in a British military force in peacetime Europe, 1970-83.
  1. R G Masterton,
  2. P W Strike
  1. Royal Air Force Institute of Pathology and Tropical Medicine, Halton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

    Abstract

    A retrospective analysis was performed to identify the incidence and pattern of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) affecting a modern British peacetime military force in 1970-83. Relative risk factors for a comparable UK civilian population were assessed and showed a slightly greater risk or the military only in 1974-81. The development of incidence and pattern of STD affecting the military force was shown to be broadly similar to trends in the UK.

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