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Table 3 Characteristics of 15 – 24 year old females accessing chlamydia tests through the internet, GP and Community SRH services (2010)

From: Internet testing for Chlamydia trachomatisin England, 2006 to 2010

  All NCSP tests Internet GP SRH
  N % N % N % N %
Total number of tests 604,971   38,268   109,187   156,432  
Test result         
Positive    2,806 (7.3%) 6,120 (5.6%) 11,971 (8%)
Age group         
15 34,668 (6%) 442 (1%) 3,322 (3%) 13,463 (9%)
16-19 305,364 (50%) 13,099 (34%) 41,698 (38%) 82,264 (53%)
20-24 264,939 (44%) 24,727 (65%) 64,167 (59%) 60,705 (39%)
Ethnicity         
White 372,334 (84%) 32,604 (92%) 67,934 (82%) 97,153 (81%)
Black 29,111 (7%) 796 (2%) 5,851 (7%) 11,886 (10%)
Asian 19,062 (4%) 747 (2%) 5,464 (7%) 4,127 (3%)
Chinese 2,248 (1%) 74 (0%) 721 (1%) 510 (0%)
Other 2,381 (1%) 91 (0%) 540 (1%) 733 (1%)
Mixed 16,904 (4%) 1,032 (3%) 2,670 (3%) 6,139 (5%)
Unknown 162,931   2,924   26,007   35,884  
Reports new sexual partner in past 3 months         
No 178,995 (53%) 13,970 (44%) 43,200 (59%) 45,852 (50%)
Yes 158,528 (47%) 17,525 (56%) 29,819 (41%) 45,577 (50%)
Unknown 267,448   6,773   36,168   65,003  
Reports >1 sexual partner in past 12 months         
No 169,648 (54%) 12,129 (41%) 42,450 (62%) 42,218 (51%)
Yes 143,135 (46%) 17,756 (59%) 26,486 (38%) 40,362 (49%)
Unknown 292,188   8,383   40,251   73,852  
IMD quintile         
1 (Most deprived) 157,847 (29%) 6,662 (18%) 26,319 (27%) 50,020 (35%)
2 131,388 (24%) 7,965 (22%) 24,489 (25%) 35,086 (24%)
3 103,079 (19%) 7,987 (22%) 18,318 (18%) 24,394 (17%)
4 82,400 (15%) 7,341 (20%) 14,620 (15%) 19,514 (14%)
5 (Least deprived) 71,340 (13%) 7,019 (19%) 15,565 (16%) 15,441 (11%)
Unknown 58,917   1,294   9,876   11,977  
  1. *Restricted to 71 programme areas (111 PCTs) using specific codes for tests accessed through the internet GP: General practice; SRH: Community sexual and reproductive health service.