Assessment of risk for pelvic inflammatory disease in an urban sexual health population

  • C. M
  • R.L. T
  • C.S. E
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Objectives: To determine the sexual and demographic risk factors for the acquisition of presumptive pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Methods: A retrospective, case-control study in women, who attended the Sydney Sexual Health Centre (SSHC), between April 1991 and December 1997. Logistic regression analysis was used to adjust for confounding variables. Results: 741 women with PID and an equal number of controls were included. Cases were significantly younger than controls (p

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  • Marks C.

  • Tideman R.L.

  • Estcourt C.S.

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