TABLE 1

Characteristics of the subjects in this study (n = 90)

CharacteristicValue for characteristic
Median age, yr (range)21 (16–32)
Race, n (%)
    Black87 (97)
    White3 (3)
Ethnicity, n (%)
    Non-Hispanic89 (99)
    Hispanic1 (1)
Use of hormonal contraception, n (%)41 (46)
Median no. (range) of prior sex partners within last 3 moa1 (1–5)
Prior chlamydia, n (%)b51 (57)
Asymptomatic, n (%)49 (54)
Cervicitis, n (%)b17 (19)
No. (%) with coinfection
    HIV0
    Gonorrhea0
    Bacterial vaginosis26 (29)
    Trichomoniasis3 (3)
    Candidiasis11 (12)