Table 1

Trichomonas vaginalis transcription-mediated amplification (TV TMA) result stratified for age and ethnicity

Female (N=2020)Fisher's exact test p valueMale (N=1483)Fisher's exact test p value
TV TMA resultPositive
N=72 (3.6%)
Negative
N=1948 (96.4%)
Positive
N=21 (1.4%)
Negative
N=1462 (98.6%)
Age0.041*0.877
 <209 (2.7%)329 (97.3%)2 (1.6%)127 (98.4%)
 21–2419 (2.5%)741 (97.5%)5 (1.3%)382 (98.7%)
 25–2917 (4.0%)408 (96.0%)4 (1.1%)368 (98.9%)
 30+27 (5.4%)470 (94.6%)10 (1.7%)585 (98.3%)
Ethnicity<0.001<0.001
 White12 (1.2%)959 (98.8%)1 (0.1%)679 (99.9%)
 Black Caribbean40 (9.0%)403 (91.0%)16 (5.4%)281 (94.6%)
 Black African3 (2.4%)124 (97.6%)0 (0.0%)111 (100.0%)
 Asian2 (1.1%)177 (98.9%)2 (0.9%)213 (99.1%)
 Mixed/other†15 (5.9%)238 (94.1%)2 (1.5%)129 (98.5%)
 Not specified0 (0.0%)47 (100.0%)0 (0.0%)49 (100.0%)
  • *Significant at p<0.05.

  • †Mixed white/black Caribbean or white/black African or mixed white/Asian or Middle Eastern.