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Table 2 YP client visits by gender and age group. Source: Daily clinic registers (6 months, 2015/16)a

From: Primary healthcare and school health service utilisation by adolescents and young adults in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

 Clinic 2Clinic 3Mobile clinic
Median (IQR) YP visits/facility/month 311 (201, 509)299 (255, 311)114 (112, 122)
Total 18461591684
Age group10–14 yrs21.1%16.1%15.2%
15–19 yrs34.2%37.3%29.2%
20–24 yrs44.7%46.6%55.6%
GenderFemale73.8%75.9%88.2%
Male26.2%24.1%11.8%
Female10–14 yrs10.6%8.3%9.2%
15–19 yrs26.4%29.4%26.2%
20–24 yrs36.8%38.2%52.8%
Male10–14 yrs10.6%7.8%6.0%
15–19 yrs7.8%7.9%3.1%
20–24 yrs7.9%8.5%2.8%
  1. aRegisters were reviewed for the months May 2015, July 2015, September 2015, November 2015, January 2016, and March 2016. March 2016 was excluded when calculating the mean, median, interquartile range (IQR) number of clients per month for all clinics as the study nurses were not able to find all the registers for this month and there were only four recorded YP attendances in the available registers. Manual register review took place January–March 2017