Table 1

Urethral gonorrhoea (UG)

MSMs (n=92)MSWs (n=86)Total (n=178)p Value
PPNG = penicillinase producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae; NG = Neisseria gonorrhoeae; NM = Neisseria meningitidis.
Mean age years (SD)31.4 (7.3)33.5 (11.3)32.7 (9.8)NS
White, n (%)67 (73)17 (20)84 (47)10−6
Oral sex as the only risk factor for UG, n (%)53 (58) 9 (10)62 (35)10−6
HIV test positive, n (%)30 (33) 3 (3.5)33 (18.5)10−6
HIV test refusal, n (%) 8 (9) 5 (6)13 (7)NS
PPNG, n (%) 1 (1)22 (26)23 (13)10−6
NG pharynx, n (%)13 (14) 5 (6)18 (10)0.06
NM pharynx, n (%)18 (20) 5 (6)23 (13)10−2