Table 4

Characteristics of women infected and non-infected with T vaginalis

Trichomonas infection status (%)p Value
Non-infected (n=479)Infected (n=23)
Age, mean age (SD)39.7 (12.5)37.2 (10.2)0.4
Symptoms
 Asymptomatic50.326.1
 Symptomatic49.773.90.02*
Nationality
 Greek75.154.5
 Non-Greek24.945.50.04*
Marital status
 Single28.518.2
 Married65.781.8
 Divorced5.8-0.2
Pregnancy
 No9587
 Yes5130.1
Prescribed drugs
 No83.695.5
 Yes16.44.50.1
Antibiotic use
 No96.5100
 Yes3.5-0.4
Previous Trichomonas infection
 No92.7100
 Yes7.30.2
Previous other sexually transmitted diseases
 No83.577.3
 Yes16.522.70.3
Pruritus
 No81.682.6
 Yes18.417.40.5
Discharge
 No74.447.8
 Yes25.652.20.007*
Dysuria
 No95.8100
 Yes4.2-0.3
Dyspareunia
 No94.4100
 Yes5.6-0.2
Presence of G vaginalis
 No91.342.1
 Yes8.757.90.001*
Presence of Candida spp.
 No65.584.2
 Yes34.515.80.07
  • * Statistically significant: p<0.05.