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Table 1 Number of Ct tests and proportion of positive Ct tests by reason of testing and age group among women and men, 2008–2014, n = 2,574,635

From: Not again! Effect of previous test results, age group and reason for testing on (re-)infection with Chlamydia trachomatis in Germany

  Women Men
Number (Proportion in %) Proportion Ct positive in % Number (Proportion in %) Proportion Ct positive in %
Tests
 Total 2,429,942 (100) 4.0 144,693 (100) 12.4
Reason for testing (tests)
 Screening under 25 years 571,054 (23.5) 5.0 n. a. n. a.
 Screening in pregnancy 920,133 (37.9) 2.5 n. a. n. a.
 Diagnostic testing 555,853 (22.9) 4.6 144,693 (100) 12.4
 Unknown 382,902 (15.8) 5.1 n. a. n. a.
Age group (tests)
 0–15 years 13,106 (0.5) 3.4 1048 (0.7) 3.0
 15–19 years 342,892 (14.1) 6.8 6634 (4.6) 16.6
 20–24 years 736,040 (30.3) 6.0 24,545 (17.0) 21.2
 25–29 years 494,432 (20.4) 3.3 24,924 (17.2) 17.1
 30–34 years 445,559 (18.3) 1.6 21,165 (14.6) 12.1
 35–39 years 238,306 (9.8) 1.2 17,211 (11.9) 9.3
 40+ years 157,824 (6.5) 1.3 46,868 (32.6) 5.7
 Unknown 1783 (0.1) 5.1 2298 (1.6) 7.7