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Table 2 Outcomes of CT and NG outreach programs targeting youth (n=13)

From: Outreach for chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening: a systematic review of strategies and outcomes

Author, year Country Target group Target setting Participation rate n (%) Specimen return method Specimens returned (n) % tested (%) CT positive NG positive Treatment rate n (%)
         n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI)  
Buhrer-Skinner, 2009, [22] Australia School leavers Street or community area 68 (21.3%) In person 68 21.3% 0 0 (0–5.3) . . .
Youth at risk of dropping out of school Service venue 23 In person 23 . 3 13% (2.8-33.6) . . 3 (100%)
Gold, 2007, [23] Australia Players at a football club Social venue 108 In person 92 85.2% 3 3.9% (0.8 – 11) 0 0 (0–4) .
Gotz, 2006 [24] Netherlands Young people, particularly of non-Dutch ethnicity Street or community area 79 (27.5%) In person, or post return 49 62% 6 12.2% (4.6 – 24.8) . . 6 (100%)
Groups of new immigrants and, teenage school dropouts Service venue 76 (81.7%) In person, or post return 74 79.6% 7 9.5% (3.9 – 18.5) . . 7 (100%)
Johnson, 2008 [25] USA Young people appearing in the Family Courts Service venue 1808 (79.6%) In person 1808 79.6% 124 7.8% (6.5 -9.2) 19 1.2% (0.7 – 1.9) 128 (96%)
Kong, 2009 [26] Australia Young people in sporting clubs Social venue 709 In person 709 . 28 3.9% (2.6 -5.7) . . 28 (100%)
Lorimer, 2009 [27] UK Young people attending a leisure centre Social venue 127 (80.4%) In person 62 48.8% . . . . .
Martin, 2009 [28] Australia Young people at multiple venues Street or community area 204 In person or drop off return 150 79.6% . . . . .
Morris, 2010 [21] USA Young people in multiple settings Street or community area . In person or post . . 31 4.9% (3.4 – 6.9) . . .
Parenting centres Service venue . In person or post . . 21 6.3% (4 – 9.5) . . .
Marrazzo, 2007 [29] USA Men at street venues Street or community areas 11 (23.9%) In person . . . . . . .
   Men attending a drug treatment facility Service venue 26 (81.3%) In person . . . . . . .