Abstract P5-S4.05 Table 1

Comparison of characteristics of infectious syphilis cases (N=155)

FactorNumber of cases
Outreach cases, n=10 (%)Routine testing cases n=145 (%)Total, N=155 (%)p Value
Gender
 Female8 (80.0)68 (46.9)76 (49.00.05
 Male2 (20.0)77 (53.1)79 (51.0)
Ethnicity
 Aboriginal7 (70.0)58 (40.0)65 (41.9)0.10
 Non-aboriginal3 (30.0)87 (60.0)90 (58.1)
Median age (IQR)32.5 (21.25–37.5)32 (24–43)32 (24–42)0.71
Risk behaviour
 Heterosexual10 (100.0)107 (83.6)117 (84.8)0.16
 Injection drug use2 (20.0)11 (7.6)13 (8.4)0.20
 Sex with an IDU08 (5.5)8 (5.2)1.00
Sex worker
 Female6 (75.0)16 (23.5)22 (28.9) 0.006
 Male01 (1.3)1 (1.3)1.00
 Sex with a sex worker (males only)2 (100.0)22 (28.6)24 (30.4)0.09