Table 1

Associations with Mycoplasma genitalium infection in asymptomatic genitourinary medicine-clinic attendees

M genitalium negative (n = 292)M genitalium positive (confirmed on both PCRs) (n = 14)p Value (χ2)
Age group
    15–2067 (93%)5 (7%)
    21–25104 (94%)6 (6%)
    26–3053 (100%)0
    >3068 (96%)3 (4%)0.3
Gender
    Male163 (97%)5 (3%)
    Female129 (94%)9 (6%)0.14
Ethnic group
    White195 (96%)9 (4%)
    Black Caribbean59 (94%)4 (6%)
    Black African/Black other10 (91%)1 (9%)
    Other28 (100%)00.51
Isolation site
    Urine82 (98%)2 (2%)
    Urethral swab81 (96%)3 (4%)
    Vulval swab53 (88%)6 (12%)
    Cervical swab76 (95%)3 (5%)0.14
History of gonorrhoea*
    Yes5 (100%)0
    No285 (96%)13 (4%)0.63
History of chlamydia*
    Yes59 (92%)2 (8%)
    No231 (96%)11 (4%)0.66
Concurrent gonorrhoea†
    Yes3 (60%)2 (40%)
    No279 (96%)10 (4%)<0.001
Concurrent chlamydia‡
    Yes23 (97%)2 (3%)
    No262 (96%)11 (4%)0.35
  • *Data unavailable for three patients.

  • †Data unavailable for 16 patients.

  • ‡Data unavailable for 12 patients.