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Table 1 Characteristics of participating LPHD in Germany. N = 28

From: STI tests and proportion of positive tests in female sex workers attending local public health departments in Germany in 2010/11

LPHD characteristics   West incl. Berlin East Total
Population size covered <250,000 10 4 14
250,000- < 500,000 4 0 4
≥500,000 8 2 10
Monthly number of attendees 1–25 8 1 9
26–50 1 2 3
51–100 5 2 7
>100 7 1 8
Missing 1 0 1
Proportion of FSW among attendees 1–25% 10 4 14
26–50% 3 0 3
51–75% 2 0 2
76–100% 6 2 8
Missing 1 0 1
Number of STI tests offereda Only HIV-test 1 0 1
HIV plus 2–6 STI tests 5 1 6
HIV plus 7 STI tests 16 5 21
  1. aSTI tests: HIV, syphilis, Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoea, Trichomonas vaginalis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C