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Volume 14, Number 1—January 2008
THEME ISSUE
International Polar Year

Perspective

Sexual Health and Sexually Transmitted Infections in the North American Arctic

Dionne Gesink Law*Comments to Author , Elizabeth Rink†, Gert Mulvad‡, and Anders Koch§
Author affiliations: *University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; †Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA; ‡Centre for Primary Health Care, Nuuk, Greenland; §Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Table 2

Chlamydial infection and gonorrhea rates per 100,000 population by age, sex, and race reported for Alaska, 2006*

CharacteristicChlamydial infection rates
Gonorrhea rates
MFMF
Age, y
15–199664,15878346
20–242,6734,990344496
25–291,2502,253185309
30–34607854162162
35–39
269
420

134
81
Race
White2353892841
Alaska Native/
 American Indian9273,012153344

*Source (13).

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