Table 4

STI diagnoses made at the GUM clinic visit by gender and whether of South Asian ethnicity

DenominatorMales (%, 95% CI)Females (%, 95% CI)
South AsianOther ethnicitiesp ValueSouth AsianOther ethnicitiesp Value
1312124952250
Any acute STI*35.9 (23.6 to 50.4)37.6 (32.5 to 44.5)0.63326.3 (18.3 to 36.3)28.2 (24.2 to 32.6)0.529
Syphilis00NA00NA
Gonorrhoea4.6 (0.7 to 23.7)3.7 (2.8 to 4.8)0.75701.8 (1.1 to 3.1)0.611
Chancroid/LGV00NA00NA
Chlamydia8.4 (3.9 to 17.1)11.2 (8.1 to 15.2)0.24712.6 (9.6 to 16.4)13.0 (9.8 to 17.1)0.865
NG/NSU15.3 (10.7 to 21.3)16.5 (13.6 to 19.8)0.596NANANA
NG/NSI1.5 (0.3 to 8.7)1.0 (0.7 to 1.6)0.6213.2 (0.8 to 11.4)4.2 (2.4 to 7.1)0.549
Herpes simplex (first attack)1.5 (0.2 to 11.7)1.9 (1.0 to 3.6)0.8242.1 (0.8 to 5.2)2.1 (1.6 to 2.7)0.985
Genital warts (first attack)8.4 (4.3 to 15.6)9.5 (6.7 to 13.3)0.6993.2 (0.4 to 21.0)8.8 (6.1 to 12.6)0.241
Trichomoniasis00NA4.2 (1.1 to 15.3)1.7 (0.9 to 3.2)0.035
  • * Acute STIs are defined as infectious syphilis (KC60 codes: A1 and A2), uncomplicated gonorrhoea (KC60 codes: B1 and B2), complicated gonorrhoea (KC60 code: B5), chancroid/lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV)/donovanosis (KC60 codes: C1, C2 and C3); chlamydial infection (uncomplicated/complicated) (KC60 codes: C4a, C4b and C4c); uncomplicated non-gonoccocal/non-specific urethritis in males (KC60 code: C4h); complicated non-gonoccocal/non-specific infection (KC60 code: C5); herpes simplex (1st attack) (KC60 code: C10a); genital warts (1st attack) (KC60 code: C11a); trichomoniasis (KC60 code: C6a).