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Table 1 Demographic characteristics by diagnosis of gonorrhea (GC) or chlamydia (CT), or presence of any prior sexually transmitted infection (STI) by self-report

From: Extragenital chlamydia infection among active-duty women in the United States Navy

Item Overall (n = 60) Current GC/CTa Prior STI
No (n = 54) Yes (n = 6) P-value No (n = 41) Yes (n = 19) P-value
Age (Median, interquartile range) 23 (21,24) 23 (21,24) 20.5 (19,23) 0.022 22 (21,24) 23 (22,24) 0.063
Median years of military service (interquartile range) 2.7 (1.7,3.9) 2.8 (1.8,3.9) 1.6 (1.3,2.7) 0.171 2.6 (1.7,3.9) 2.82 (1.6,3.9) 0.799
Education (n (%))     0.738    0.901
 High school diploma or GED 26 (43.4) 22 (40.7) 4 (66.7)   18 (43.9) 7 (36.8)  
 Some college or Associate degree 23 (38.3) 21 (38.9) 2 (33.3)   14 (34.2) 9 (47.4)  
 Currently enrolled in college 3 (5.0) 3 (5.6) 0 (0)   2 (4.9) 1 (5.3)  
 4-year college degree 8 (13.3) 8 (14.8) 0 (0)   6 (14.6) 2 (10.5)  
Race/Ethnicity (n (%))     0.840    0.875
 White 20 (33.3) 17 (31.5) 3 (50.0)   15 (36.6) 5 (26.3)  
 Black/African American 18 (31.0) 16 (29.6) 2 (33.3)   12 (29.3) 6 (31.6)  
 Hispanic/Latino 13 (21.7) 12 (22.2) 1 (16.7)   8 (19.5) 5 (26.3)  
 Asian/Pacific islander 9 (15.5) 9 (16.7) 0 (0)   6 (14.6) 3 (15.8)  
Rank (n (%))     0.436    0.648
 Enlisted 55 (91.7) 49 (90.7) 6 (100)   38 (92.7) 17 (89.5)  
 Officer 5 (8.3) 5 (9.3) 0 (0)   3 (7.3) 2 (10.5)  
Current marital status (n (%))     0.825    0.182
 Never married 37 (61.7) 32 (59.3) 5 (83.3)   26 (63.5) 11 (57.9)  
 Married/Life partner 17 (28.3) 16 (29.6) 1 (16.7)   13 (31.7) 4 (21.0)  
 Married/Life partner (separated) 4 (6.7) 4 (7.4) 0 (0)   1 (2.4) 3 (15.8)  
 Divorced 2 (3.3) 2 (3.7) 0 (0)   1 (2.4) 1 (5.3)  
Victim of sexual assault, ever (n (%))     0.325    0.466
 No 35 (58.3) 31 (59.6) 4 (66.7)   22 (53.7) 13 (68.4)  
 Yes 20 (33.3) 19 (36.5) 1 (16.7)   15 (36.6) 5 (26.3)  
 Prefer not to answer 3 (5.0) 2 (3.9) 1 (16.7)   3 (7.3) 0 (0)  
Time deployed (n (%))     0.663    0.400
 None 35 (58.3) 31 (57.4) 4 (66.7)   22 (53.7) 13 (68.4)  
 1–2 times 25 (41.7) 23 (42.6) 2 (33.3)   19 (46.4) 6 (31.6)  
Last deployed (n (%))     0.608    0.5812
 Within the past 12 months 6 (20.7) 6 (23.1) 0 (0)   5 (23.8) 1 (12.5)  
 12 and 24 months ago 14 (48.3) 12 (46.1) 2 (66.7)   11 (42.4) 3 (37.5)  
 24+ months ago 5 (17.2) 5 (19.2) 0 (0)   3 (14.3) 2 (25.0)  
 Prefer not to answer 4 (13.8) 3 (11.5) 1 (33.3)   2 (9.5) 2 (25.0)  
  1. Missing values are not included in the table. aAll infections were CT. GED General educational development. P-values derived from the Kruskal-Wallis test for continuous variables and the chi-squared or Fisher exact test with Monte Carlo estimation for categorical variables
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