How much do delayed healthcare seeking, delayed care provision, and diversion from primary care contribute to the transmission of STIs?

Catherine H Mercer, Lorna Sutcliffe, Anne M Johnson, Peter J White, Gary Brook, Jonathan D C Ross, Jyoti Dhar, Paddy Horner, Frances Keane, Eva Jungmann, John Sweeney, George Kinghorn, Geoff G Garnett, Judith M Stephenson, Jackie A Cassell

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Abstract

To quantify the contribution of patient delay, provider delay, and diversion between services to delayed access to genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics. To describe the factors associated with delay, and their contribution to STI transmission.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)400-5
Number of pages6
JournalSexually Transmitted Infections
Volume83
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2007

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • England
  • Family Practice
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Acceptance of Health Care
  • Risk Factors
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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