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Table 2 Number and percentage of respondents who answered incorrectly to various symptoms of chlamydia trachomatis infection in women and men, by gender

From: Knowledge of Chlamydia trachomatis among men and women approached to participate in community-based screening, Scotland, UK

Symptoms in women Male
N (%)
Female
N (%)
Total
N (%)
χ2 test
p
Unusual discharge 96 (65.3) 43 (21.4) 139 (39.9) <0.001
Pain or stinging when urinating 89 (60.5) 84 (41.8) 173 (49.7) 0.001
Dizziness 0 0 0 -
Headache 0 5 (2.5) 5 (1.4) 0.054
Pain during sex 100 (68.0) 95 (47.3) 195 (56.0) <0.001
Pain in lower stomach 133 (90.5) 146 (72.6) 279 (80.2) <0.001
Itch and/or rash 125 (85.0) 154 (76.6) 279 (80.2) 0.052
Symptoms in men     
Unusual discharge from tip of penis 91 (58.3) 92 (45.8) 183 (51.3) 0.019
Pain and/or burning when urinating 71 (45.5) 92 (45.8) 163 (45.7) 0.961
Dizziness 0 0 0 -
Headache 0 2 (1.0) 2 (0.6) 0.212
Pain/swelling in testicles 117 (75.0) 150 (74.6) 267 (74.8) 0.936
Itchiness around groin area 19 (12.2) 31 (15.4) 50 (14.0) 0.381
Rash 19 (12.2) 26 (12.9) 45 (12.6) 0.831
  1. Correct symptoms are indicated by bold typeface.
  2. Significant relationships between gender and knowledge of symptoms are indicated by bold p-values.