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Table 2 Proportion tested for chlamydia and gonorrhoea in the baseline compared with the quality improvement program (QIP) period by demographic factors and ACCHS site

From: A sexual health quality improvement program (SHIMMER) triples chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing rates among young people attending Aboriginal primary health care services in Australia

  Chlamydia testing Gonorrhoea testing
  Period Period
Demographic factors & ACCHS site Baseline QIPa P-valueb Baseline QIPa P-valueb
  n (%) n (%)   n (%) n (%)  
Overall 175 (9) 492 (22) <0.001 116 (6) 461 (20) <0.001
Females
Overall 150 (13) 335 (25) <0.001 94 (7) 306 (23) <0.001
Age group (years)       
 15-19 61 (16) 132 (29) <0.001 34 (9) 121 (27) <0.001
 20-24 59 (14) 119 (24)   43 (10) 110 (22)  
 25-29 30 (9) 84 (21)   17 (5) 75 (19)  
Aboriginal status       
 Aboriginal 133 (14) 291 (27) <0.001 83 (9) 266 (25) <0.001
 Non-Aboriginal 17 (8) 43 (15)   11 (5) 39 (14)  
ACCHS sitec       
 1 13 (10) 74 (40) <0.001 0 (0) 69 (37) <0.001
 2 104 (22) 149 (32)   73 (15) 137 (29)  
 3 9 (6) 28 (7)   7 (3) 22 (5)  
 4 24 (8) 84 (29)   14 (5) 78 (27)  
Males
Overall 25 (3) 157 (17) <0.001 22 (3) 155 (17) <0.001
Age group (years)       
 15-19 11 (4) 58 (17) <0.001 10 (3) 58 (17) <0.001
 20-24 7 (3) 56 (19)   5 (2) 55 (19)  
 25-29 7 (3) 43 (15)   7 (2) 42 (14)  
Aboriginal status       
 Aboriginal 24 (4) 140 (18) <0.001 21 (3) 138 (18) <0.001
 Non-Aboriginal 1 (1) 17 (11)   1 (1) 17 (11)  
ACCHS sitec       
 1 3 (2) 42 (27) <0.001 0 (0) 42 (27) <0.001
 2 20 (7) 68 (17)   20 (7) 65 (17)  
 3 1 (1) 15 (7)   1 (1) 16 (7)  
 4 1 (1) 32 (19)   1 (1) 32 (19)  
  1. aQIP (quality improvement program)
  2. bPearson χ2 test (significance p < 0.05)
  3. cAboriginal Community Controlled Health Service