Table 3

Proportion of CT-positive samples correlated to test frequency in persons using self-sampling or clinic-based testing

Number of samplesSelf-samplingProportion of CT-positive samplesClinic-basedProportion of CT-positive samplesP valueSelf-sampling and clinic-basedProportion of CT-positive samplesP value
MenIndividualsSamplesIndividualsSamplesIndividualsSamples
 1773377337.129 00929 0098.5<0.001
 2163532708.7627612 55211.5<0.0011967393411.7<0.001
 >2112048557.6377115 18311.1<0.001316115 03111.1<0.001
Women
 1601960193.555 44955 4492.5<0.001
 2150730144.117 29334 5864.20.62330066005.70.0011
 >2130559534.014 66662 4856.8<0.001995055 1416.8<0.001
  • P values calculated with the proportion of CT-positive samples for self-collected samples as reference.

  • CT, Chlamydia trachomatis.