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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 4

Chlamydial infection and gonorrhea rates per 100,000 population by age and sex reported for Greenland (GLD) and Denmark (DK), 2004–2006

Characteristic2004
2005
2006
GLD
DK
GLD
DK
GLD
DK
MFMFMFMFMFMF
Chlamydia, age, y
15–199,37820,3329443,3617,98631,3831,2433,89112,46227,1251,3454,095
20–2413,22916,8901,9663,5269,00320,5942,2643,72017,15421,8542,3913,768
25–296,4448,5909781,2845,77611,0061,0891,32210,83710,4451,1141,335
>309161,22986418051,00585871,6301,5079388
Total
2,481
4,158

287
511

3,852
5,597

324
554

3,704
5,468

343
571
Gonorrhea, age, y
15–193,7147,34613.97.72,1417,80111.54.05,3608,76311.16.5
20–244,6634,45046.47.42,9935,64839.913.15,9945,85832.516.0
25–293,0561,79551.34.51,9843,18444.94.73,7552,37439.410.8
>3049343410.71.222431214.11.136349812.41.2
Total1,0471,30113.61.91,1741,55014.62.01,2521,60912.52.6

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