TABLE 1

Demographic, clinical, and laboratory data for the syphilis patients

Characteristic% of patients (no. of patients with the characteristic/total no. tested)
Sex
    Male56.8 (67/118)
    Female43.2 (51/118)
Serum TRUST titer
    ≤813.6 (16/118)
    16–3239.8 (47/118)
    ≥6446.6 (55/118)
Sexual orientation
    MSMa5.9 (7/118)
    Heterosexual94.1 (111/118)
Stage of syphilis
    Primary5.9 (7/118)
    Secondary54.2 (64/118)
    Early latent19.5 (23/118)
    Late latent20.3 (24/118)
Age (yr)
    ≤3522.0 (26/118)
    36–5036.4 (43/118)
    >5041.5 (49/118)
  • a MSM, men who have sex with men.