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Where have young men been screened for STIs?
  1. Ummer Qadeer,
  2. Pippa Oakeshott,
  3. Roshni Patel,
  4. Azhar Ali,
  5. Magnus Theodorsson,
  6. Preeya Kundasamy
  1. Department of Population Health Sciences and Education, St. George's University of London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Ummer Qadeer, St. George's University of London, London SW17 ORE, UK; m0900794{at}

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In their stratified random probability survey of 411 men aged 18–35 years, Saunders and colleagues found that 29% had been tested for a sexually transmitted infection (STI), mainly in genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics (53%) or general practice (17%).1 In September 2012, for a medical student project, we conducted a questionnaire survey of young men and women at the Lambeth Further Education College in south London. Lambeth is an area with one of the highest rates of STIs in the UK with 9.9% of …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval The protocol, patient information leaflet and questionnaire were reviewed by Dr Phillip Sedgwick, Reader in Statistics and course organiser at St George's, University of London.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.