Table 1

Cumulative proportion of men who have sex with men (MSM) reattending at the same Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) clinic by time since first recorded attendance, clinic location and age group

Number of MSM attending between 2009 and 2012Reattendance visits between 2009 and 2014 (%)
1–3 months1–6 months1–12 months1–18 months1–24 months
All clinics (years)
 <25 63 97814 646 (22.9)21 779 (34.0)28 973 (45.3)32 746 (51.2)34 863 (54.5)
 26–35 80 83623 895 (29.6)29 346 (36.3)39 076 (48.3)43 552 (53.9)46 058 (57.0)
 36–4557 68818 104 (31.4)23 148 (40.1)29 852 (51.7)33 083 (57.3)34 830 (60.4)
 ≥4642 09714 334 (34.0)17 974 (42.7)22 549 (53.6)24 921 (59.2)26 158 (62.1)
 All ages244 59960 834 (24.9)92 247 (37.7)120 450 (49.2)134 302 (54.9)141 909 (58.0)
London (years)
 <25 25 1855114 (20.3)8135 (32.3)11 074 (44.0)12 427 (49.3)13 148 (52.2)
 26–35 49 69710 511 (21.2)16 982 (24.2)23 289 (46.9)26 031 (52.4)27 500 (55.3)
 36–45 34 0447674 (22.5)12 444 (36.6)16 797 (49.3)18 762 (55.1)19 805 (58.2)
 ≥46 20 6814796 (23.2)7911 (38.3)10 479 (50.7)11 695 (56.5)12 325 (59.6)
 All ages129 60728 095 (21.7)45 472 (35.1)61 639 (47.6)68 915 (53.2)72 778 (56.2)
Outside of London (years)
 <2538 7939532 (24.6)13 644 (35.2)17 899 (46.1)20 319 (52.4)21 715 (56.0)
 26–3531 13913 384 (43.0)12 364 (39.7)15 787 (50.7)17 521 (56.3)18 558 (59.6)
 36–4523 64410 430 (44.1)10 704 (45.3)13 055 (55.2)14 321 (60.6)15 025 (63.5)
 ≥4621 4169538 (44.5)10 063 (47.0)12 070 (56.4)13 226 (61.8)13 833 (64.6)
 All ages114 99232 739 (28.5)46 775 (40.7)58 811 (51.1)65 387 (61.8)69 131 (60.1)