Incidence determinants of gonorrhea, chlamydial genital infection, syphilis and chancroid in attendees at a sexually transmitted disease clinic in Athens, Greece.

@article{Kyriakis2003IncidenceDO,
  title={Incidence determinants of gonorrhea, chlamydial genital infection, syphilis and chancroid in attendees at a sexually transmitted disease clinic in Athens, Greece.},
  author={Kyriakos P Kyriakis and Maria Hadjivassiliou and Vassilios A Paparizos and Alexandros Flemetakis and Nikolaos G. Stavrianeas and Andreas D Katsambas},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={876-81}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the specific impact on the incidence rate of some demographic and behavioral characteristics in outpatients with four bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional hospital outpatient-based study was conducted from 1990 to 1996 on 1064 consecutive symptomatic STD cases (Chlamydia trachomatis, n = 375; gonorrhea, n = 369; early symptomatic syphilis, n = 288, and chancroid, n = 32) using a standardized questionnaire. RESULTS In a… CONTINUE READING