Table 1

Characteristics of street/homeless youth testing for Chlamydia or gonorrhoea – Denver, Colorado 2000–2

Chlamydia (CT)Gonorrhoea (GC)
MaleFemaleMaleFemale
TestedCT+TestedCT+TestedGC+TestedGC+
NoNo (%)NoNo (%)NoNo (%)NoNo (%)
All18623 (12.4)12918 (14.0)1354 (3.0)824 (4.9)
Age (mean)21.020.819.419.520.819.119.418.9
Race/ethnicity
    White12214 (11.5)6914 (20.3)883 (3.4)46(0.0)
    Hispanic203 (15.0)292 (6.9)140 (0.0)151 (6.7)
    Black202 (10.0)81 (12.5)160 (0.0)72 (28.6)
    Other244 (16.7)231 (4.3)171 (5.9)141 (7.1)
Sex partners (past 3 months)
    ≤11007 (7.0)546 (11.1)732 (2.7)391 (2.6)
    >18616 (18.6)7512 (16.0)622 (3.2)433 (7.0)