Table 1

Chlamydia testing in the past year and location of most recent test, by age and sex

Women (years)Men (years)
%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI%95% CI
Tested in the past year55.452.6–58.223.721.7––11.126.825.4––38.915.113.1––6.016.715.5–18.1
Denominator (unwt, wt)(1680, 932)(2242, 1250)(1059, 1301)(4981, 3483)(1298, 948)(1377, 1239)(723, 1304)(3398, 3491)
Testing location, among those tested
 Sexual health (GUM) clinic29.225.7–32.930.425.7–32.920.413.5–29.628.425.8–31.931.026.3––66.745.729.8–62.641.237.5–45.9
 NHS family planning clinic9.17.3––––––––6.0
 School, college, university11.69.4––––––11.114.812.1–17.9
 Antenatal service3.02.1––––5.7n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
 Termination of pregnancy clinic0.40.2––––1.5n/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
 Other healthcare settings*1.91.2––––––––3.1
 Other non-healthcare settings†5.74.3––––4.916.012.2–––13.2
 Somewhere else4.12.9–––––––9.2
Denominator (unwt, wt)(933, 516)(565, 296)(112, 120)(1610, 933)(468, 341)(230, 187)(41, 56)(739, 584)
  • Denominator for percentage tested in the past year is those aged 16–44 years reporting at least one sexual partner in the past year. Denominator for testing location is (of these) those reporting a test in the past year.

  • *Comprises private (non-NHS) clinics or doctor, Hospital Accident and Emergency department, pharmacy/chemist.

  • †Comprises youth advisory clinic (eg, Brook clinic), internet, other non-healthcare place (eg, youth club, festival, bar).

  • GP, general practice; GUM, genitourinary medicine; NHS, National Health Service; unwt, unweighted denominator; wt, weighted denominators.