Int J Infect Dis 2022 Mar 15;116:380-386. Epub 2022 Jan 15.
Center for Primary Health Care Research, Department of Clinical Sciences Malmö, Lund University, Sweden; Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Department of Population Health Science and Policy, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA; Center for Community-based Healthcare Research and Education (CoHRE), Department of Functional Pathology, School of Medicine, Shimane University, Japan.
Objective: This study aimed to estimate the association between potential risk factors and common vaginal infections using nationwide primary health care and other national registers.
Methods: An open cohort study consisting of 2,357,711 women aged 15 years to 50 years (2001 to 2018) was conducted in Sweden. The outcomes were first event of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) in relation to sociodemographic factors. Read More