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Table 2 Factors associated with C. trachomatis genotype

From: Chlamydia trachomatis genovar distribution in clinical urogenital specimens from Tunisian patients: high prevalence of C. trachomatisgenovar E and mixed infections

   Genotype
   Single N (%) Mixed N (%) E single N (%) E associated N (%) E single N (%) Other genotypes N (%)
Gender Men (84) 61 (56.5) 23 (79.3) 55 (56.7) 21 (77.8) 55 (56.7) 29 (72.5)
  Women (53) 47 (43.5) 6 (20.7) 42 (43.3) 6 (22.2) 42 (43.3) 11 (27.5)
p   0.02 0.04 NS
Age * <= 25 (32) 22 (24.4) 10 (40) 20 (24.4) 9 (39.1) 20 (24.4) 12 (36.4)
  >25 (83) 68 (75.6) 15 (60) 62 (75.6) 14 (60.9) 62 (75.6) 21 (63.6)
p   NS NS NS
Infertility ‡ Presence (37) 33 (24.8) 4 (30) 31 (23.3) 4 (30) 31 (23.3) 6 (4.5)
p   NS NS NS
Current infection ‡ Presence (96) 72 (54.1) 24 (18) 63 (47.3) 17 (12.8) 63 (47.3) 33 (24.8)
p   NS NS NS
NG coinfection Presence (18) 11 (10.2) 7 (24.1) 9 (9.3) 6 (22.2) 9 (9.3) 9 (22.5)
p   0.04 NS 0.03
  1. Statistically significance is marked in bold.
  2. * The age data were available for only 115 patients.
  3. The status of infection was not available only for 3 patients. One patient, presenting both current infection and infertility, was discarded from the analysis.