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Keimyung Medical Journal 1988;7(2):288-294.
A Survey of the sexually transmitted disease among the visitors to a public health center in Taegru city
대구시 모 보건소에 내소한 성병환자에 대한 연구
윤능기; 서석권
Abstract
The authors selected the medical records of the 2;346 diagnosed urethritis and syphilis patients from those who visited to a public health center in Taegu City; 1; January 1985 to 31; December 1987 to treat their urologic symptoms. Their medical records were used to investigate distribution status of the infection by demographic and temporal variables. of the lodging service 15.9%; prostitutes 14.9%; which means that most of sources of infection were employees of the service trade. In 40?49 years of age group; restaurant employees 39.7%; prostitutes 17.2% and in 50?59 group; spouse was the most frequent(27.3%) and in the more than 60 years of age group prostitutes was 50%; but the total cases of that age group were too small to tabulate meaningfully. 7. The relative frequency of infection by infection history showed the inexperienced was 48.4% and the experienced 51.6% and in the inexperienced; males 47.9% and females 78.1%. The results were as follows: 1. The most frequent age group was 20?29 years of age; 65.6%; and the less than 20 years of age group was 10.2%; In 30?39 age group; males 17.9% and females 23. 0% and in 40?49 group; males 4.5% and females 12.2%. The female excess prevalence remained the same after that age group. 2. The order of relative frequency of the infection by month in which 3-year cases were combined was August; 11.3%;July; 10.9%; January; 10.3% and the monthly distribution of the student was August; 16.0%; January; 11.6%; March; 10.7%; which suggets a coincidence with the periods of the school vacations. The seasonal distribution was summer 31.2%; spring 25.5%;autumn 21.7%; winter 21.5%. 3. The relative frequency of infection by marital status showed the unmarried was 70.3% and the married 29.7%; which was a significant difference. 4. The distribution by occupation was merchants 25.5%; office workers 19.2% and students 15.5% which was unexpectedly high; 5. In the distribution by source of infection of the males; friends was the most frequent source with 28.7%; restaurant employees 25. 2%; prostitutes 16. 8%; and employees of the lodging service 12.4%. 6. In the distribution by age and source of infection; friends were the most frequent source of infection(63.1 %) in the less than 20 years of age group. In 20?29 years of age group; friends were 28.6%; restaurant employees 24.5%; prostitutes 17.8%; where showed increasing proportions of employees of the service trade. In 30?39 years of age group; restaurants employees 35. 9%; employees
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