Table 1

Prevalence of STI/RTI symptoms and signs among 600 female bar workers

STI/RTI symptom or signNo (%)
Reported current STI/RTI symptoms
Any STI/RTI symptom181 (30.2)
Genital discharge56 (9.3)
Genital ulcer18 (3.0)
Genital warts61 (10.2)
Genital itching80 (13.3)
Lower abdominal pain45 (7.5}
Swollen inguinal lymph nodes14 (2.3)
Clinically diagnosed STI/RTI signs
Any STI/RTI sign326 (54.3)
Abnormal genital discharge213 (35.5)
Cervicitis113 (18.8)
Genital ulcer(s)52 (8.7)
Genital blister(s)12 (2.0)
Genital warts39 (6.5)
Inguinal lymphadenopathy62 (10.3)
Lower abdominal tenderness38 (6.3}
Reported lifetime STI/RTI symptoms
Ulcer106 (17.7)
Discharge141 (23.5)