Table 1

Factors associated with having a new STI diagnosis* among CEE patients attending two GUM clinics in London

n%p ValueCrude OR (95% CI)p ValueAdjusted OR (95% CI)p Value
 Male7319.2<0.0011.94 (1.39 to 2.71)<0.0012.06 (1.38 to 3.10)<0.001
Age, years
 25 and over10011.71.001.00
 Under 256517.70.0051.62 (1.16 to 2.28)0.0051.85 (1.30 to 2.63)0.001
Country of birth
 A23717.50.0571.47 (0.99 to 2.20)0.0581.37 (0.91 to 2.06)0.136
Recorded as homosexual or bisexual
 Not homo/bisexual13312.61.001.00
 Homo/bisexual3218.80.0281.61 (1.05 to 2.46)0.0291.08 (0.65 to 1.79)0.780
  • * Sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses include syphilis; gonorrhoea; chlamydia; herpes simplex virus (first attack); genital warts (first attack); trichomonas, uncomplicated non-gonococcal/non-specific urethritis; and complicated non-specific infection (non-chlamydial/non-gonococcal) including pelvic inflammatory disease and epididymitis.

  • Adjusting for the other variables listed in this table.

  • CEE, central and eastern European; GUM, genitourinary medicine.