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Social distribution of sexually transmitted diseases. A survey of female clinic registrations.
  1. P M Bacon


    Social and medical data on 1672 female patients attending a venereal disease clinic were recorded over a four-year period. Analysis of these data provided a demographic and social profile of female clinic attenders and indicated considerable variations in patterns of diagnosis between different social categories of patients. The probability of diagnosis of different infections varied according to age, marital state, social class, employment status, and previous record of attendance.

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