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  1. Fulltext. Screening women for gonorrhea : Demographic screening criteria for general clinical use.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    The purpose of this analysis was to derive potential gonorrhea screening criteria for women.

    Methods

    Data corresponding to 44 366 gonorrhea cultures from women 15 through 44 years of age in Columbus.

    Ohio. were analyzed.

    Results

    Characteristics that were associated with gonococcal infection and were suitable for screening decisions included patient's age and marital status and previous prevalence of gonorrhea at provider site.

    Probabilities of infection ranged from. 001 for married women 25 through 44 years of age at low-prevalence provider sites to. 078 for unmarried women 15 through 19 years of age at high-prevalence sites.

    Conclusions

    Patient's age and marital status and prevalence of gonorrhea at provider site can be used as indicators to ensure testing of high-prevalence groups.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Maladie sexuellement transmissible, Programme sanitaire, Dépistage, Age, Statut conjugal, Epidémiologie, Evaluation, Facteur risque, Femme, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil génital femelle pathologie, Gonorrhée

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sexually transmitted disease, Sanitary program, Medical screening, Age, Marital status, Epidemiology, Evaluation, Risk factor, Woman, Human, United States, North America, America, Female genital diseases

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0515022

    Code Inist : 002B05F06. Création : 13/02/1998.