Self-reported STI symptoms STI symptoms N=3895
Current n=165 (3.0%) Past n=451 (8.3%) Ever reported Any STI n=453 (8.3%)
(n) (%) (n) (%) (n) (%)
Genital or anal ulcer/sore 80 (1.5) 198 (3.5) 207 (3.6)
Rectal discharge 20 (0.2) 47 (0.9) 52 (1.0)
Pain on defecation 38 (0.7) 93 (1.7) 99 (1.8)
Burning pain on urination 69 (1.0) 207 (3.8) 214 (3.9)
Urethral discharge 9 (0.1) 30 (0.5) 34 (0.6)
Swelling in groin 23 (0.3) 80 (1.1) 84 (1.1)
Any STI symptom 165 (3.0) 451 (8.3) 453 (8.3)
Laboratory-diagnosed STI Syphilis 456 (12.8) _ _
N .gonorrhoeae 11 (1.2) _ _
C. trachomatis 51  (0.3) _ _
Any STI 512 (14.3) _ _
Table 1: Prevalence of self-reported STI symptoms and laboratory-diagnosed STI among MSM, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, India.
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