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Table 3 The prevalence of RTI among abortion clients

From: Reproductive tract infections in women seeking abortion in Vietnam

Reproductive tract infections RTI prevalence N = 748 Validation study N = 51
  N (%) 95% CI
%
PSH
N (%)
95% CI
%
CUH
N (%)
95% CI
%
Any RTI 407 (54.4) 50.8–58.9 29 (57) 42–71 35 (69) 54–81
Endogenous RTI 383 (51.2) 47.6–54.8 29 (57) 42–71 34 (67) 52–79
   VC 255 (34.1) 30.7–37.6 22 (43) 29–58 17 (33) 21–48
   BV2 90 (12.0) 9.8 – 14.6 7 (14) 6–26 10 (20) 10–33
   Co-infection3 38 (5.1) 3.6 – 6.9 0 0–7 7 (14) 6–26
  1. 1. Endogenous RTI (validation study): based on bacterial and fungal culture plus microscopy of Gram-stained smears (N = 51)
  2. 2. Bacterial vaginosis (BV) (prevalence study): including 8 cases (1.1%) of Enterobacteriaceae (E. coli and P. mirabilis)
  3. 3. Co-infections: both vaginal candidiasis (VC) and BV