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Table 2 Syphilis treatment by partner concordance (n, %)

From: Differences in maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes between syphilitic women with and without partner coinfection

VariableSyphilis discordant (n1 = 2419)Syphilis concordant(n2 = 657)χ2P
Treatment
 Treated2237 (92.5)589 (89.6)5.850.02
 Untreated177 (7.3)67 (10.2)
 Unknown5 (0.2)1 (0.2)
Treated women: number of treatment courses
  > 21799 (80.4)472 (80.1)0.020.88
 1438 (19.6)117 (19.9)  
Treated women: duration from treatment to delivery
  ≥ 4 weeks2090 (93.4)543 (92.2)2.300.13
  < 4 weeks109 (4.9)38 (6.5)  
 Unknown38 (1.7)8 (1.4)  
Treated women: Point during pregnancy when received first treatment
 First trimester1273 (56.9)330 (1603)0.370.83
 Second trimester347 (15.5)89 (15.1)  
 Third trimester614 (27.4)169 (28.7)  
 Unknown3 (0.1)1 (0.2)  
Treated women: Antibiotics received
 Penicillin2189 (97.9)574 (97.5)< 0.010.95
 Others39 (1.7)10 (1.7)  
 Unknown9 (0.4)5 (0.8)  
  1. Note: Unknown data were excluded
  2. Bold entries have significant values