Table 1

Characteristics of Sino-Implant Study participants tested for STIs at one or more study visits (n=254) by syndromic cervicitis/vaginitis status at any time point

Baseline characteristicsOverall
(n=254)
Syndromic STI+
(n=65)
Syndromic STI–
(n=189)
P Value
n%n%n%χ²
Immediate implant study arm12348.43249.29148.20.88
Single vs cohabiting, married, divorced17769.74670.813169.30.83
Did not complete high school7429.12132.35328.00.51
Four or more alcoholic drinks93.546.252.70.19
Positive PSA test6425.22132.34322.80.13
Baseline positive STI lab result* 9940.23251.66736.4 0.03
Unprotected sex in 2 days4015.81320.02714.30.28
Ever received money or gifts in exchange for sex145.534.6115.80.71
Hormonal contraception in past month6525.61116.95428.60.06
More than one partner in past month155.934.6126.40.61