Table 1

Characteristics of women reporting ever having genital warts or chlamydia in the 2011 survey

Warts reportedp Value*Chlamydia reportedp Value*No warts nor chlamydia
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Mean age first diagnosed, years (SD)21.1 (3.8)21.4 (4.3)
Age at survey (% total), years<0.0010.05
 18–203 (3.4)17 (13.4)466 (21.7)
 21–3042 (47.7)85 (66.9)1230 (57.4)
 31–3943 (48.9)25 (19.7)448 (20.9)
State of residence (% total)0.60.3
 NSW22 (25.0)36 (28.4)680 (31.7)
 Vic27 (30.7)36 (28.4)525 (24.5)
 Qld20 (22.7)27 (21.3)456 (21.3)
 WA8 (9.1)7 (5.5)213 (9.9)
 Other jurisdictions11 (12.5)21 (16.5)270 (12.6)
Other characteristics (% total)
 Australian born74 (84.1)0.1114 (90.5)<0.0011640 (76.6)
 Completed education†51 (59.3)0.00378 (61.4)0.0031577 (73.6)
 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander2 (2.3)0.68 (6.3)0.0668 (3.2)
 Pap smear86 (97.7)<0.001122 (96.1)<0.0011595 (74.6)
 Hormonal contraception29 (65.9)0.835 (72.9)0.4614 (67.2)
 HPV vaccination40 (46.5)0.174 (58.7)0.51179 (55.6)
 Tested for chlamydia57 (68.7)<0.001793 (39.3)
 Chlamydia diagnosis11 (12.5)
 Warts diagnosis11 (8.8)
  • Percentages do not include missing values.

  • *p Value denotes the χ2 test for a difference comparing the women with warts or chlamydia to those without warts or chlamydia.

  • †Defined as attaining highest education for age with maximum university degree for those aged over 21 years.

  • HPV, human papillomavirus.