Table 14: Studies of the association between circumcision status and the prevalence of any sexually transmitted infection versus no sexually transmitted infections.

StudyIntact +ve/−veCircumcised +ve/−veOdds ratio95% confidence intervalExact odds ratioExact confidence interval

Auvert82/27919/1221.891.10–3.251.88501.0763–3.4396
Aynaud 30/1327/411.330.54–3.261.32940.5208–3.8565
Burundi101/155933/8531.671.12–2.501.67431.1091–2.5848
Cook342/1981449/7870.940.77–1.140.93820.7685–1.1472
Dave 522/4311109/8730.970.78–1.210.96980.7769–1.2187
Diseker 291/212869/6220.980.80–1.210.98250.7967–1.2128
Ferris166/1458409/19650.550.45–0.660.54710.4483–0.6654
Gebremedhin1178/219262623/433630.890.83–0.950.88820.8269–0.9536
Harbertson185/360371/3040.420.33–0.530.42140.3311–0.5353
Klavs38/6822/350.980.23–4.210.097510.2348–8.6761
Langeni6931/173523927/350991.511.41–1.621.51241.4106–1.6229
Laumann 1–4 partners 15/43426/5280.700.37–1.340.70210.3411–1.3960
5–20 partners 80/364102/4360.940.68–1.300.93950.6696–1.3152
21+ partners 61/12995/1380.690.46–1.030.68750.4502–1.0457
Parker 350/240404/3251.170.94–1.461.17300.9360–1.4707
Richters487/3460929/47360.720.12–0.810.71760.6362–0.8086
Rodriguez-Diaz293/153157/570.700.48–1.000.69560.4752–1.0104
Schrek white26/12610/260.540.23–1.250.53850.2176–1.4070
Schrek black 58/6522/230.930.47–1.850.93330.4451–1.9595
Seed 378/216177/660.650.47–0.910.65290.4620–0.9159
Taylor 251/5687/170.880.48–1.590.87610.4521–1.6293
Thomas1.080.52–2.261.080.52–2.26
Urassa 1117/123970/5720.770.56–1.050.77170.5592–1.0711
Urassa 2 291/185484/3740.700.54–0.910.69890.5322–0.9246
Urassa 3 85/26258/1190.670.45–0.990.66620.4392–1.0133
Urassa 4 29/79923/7231.140.65–1.991.14080.6308–2.0853
Urassa 5 355/4409101/9870.790.62–0.990.78690.6220–1.0023
Random effects summary effect:0.86270.7368–1.0102
—without Langeni0.82480.7358–0.9245

Heterogeneity chi-square ( ) was 303.00 ( ); without Langeni chi-square ( ) was 99.59 ( ).