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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 3

Chlamydial infection and gonorrhea rates per 100,000 population by age and sex reported for northern territories (NT) and southern provinces (SP) in Canada, 2004–2006*

Characteristic2004
2005
2006
NT
SP
NT
SP
NT
SP
MFMFMFMFMFMF
Chlamydia, age, y
<1422319119223610.8188296116
15–193,05010,0142761,4283,19311,8662701,3673,37410,7712781,329
20–244,7789,4086951,4785,2558,8937011,4704,9829,4317031,475
25–293,1544,4924055523,6234,4354235623,1925,024419592
30–391,2921,9131411581,4611,8561571581,6971,812164170
40–59338359312248645034213994323624
>601201424190215418412652
Total
1,190
2,451

128
260

1,339
2,595

132
256

1,312
2,556

134
258
Gonorrhea, age, y
<14023027380302304
15–1937676157124437737531126711,47363132
20–24820763126999686501181021,0381,246132118
25–297383329143689433934155752610457
30–3930616965143118661152672346721
40–591371523371452328625270
>602404022040422550
Total240189372123918435202513124025

*See (14).

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