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Table 1 Estimated population in need and service utilization rates

From: The costs of a sexually transmitted infection outreach and treatment programme targeting most at risk youth in Tajikistan

Category Estimated/observed in 3 pilot sites Projected for 8 national sites Ranges used in scenario analysis
    Low High
Number of Youth 163,945 294,469   
Number of MARA 4,068 8,020 4,906 10,507
Number of Facilities 3 8 8 8
Number of visits to YFHS per MARA per Year 0.602 0.602 0.602 0.800
Number of STI tests per YFHS visit 0.779 0.779 0.779 0.95
Number of HIV tests per YFHS visit 0.245 0.245 0.200 0.300
Number of STI infections treated per STI test 0.229 0.229 0.229 0.229
  1. YFHS: Youth Friendly Health Services
  2. MARA: Most at-risk adolescents
  3. STI: Sexually Transmitted Infections