Using data from clinic records of patients examined and treated at a public health facility, the reporting of unconfirmed cases is examined and the correspondence between public health profiles of patients at risk to sexually transmitted disease and the data are discussed. Implications relating to the findings and to public health policy are also discussed.
Peck, Dennis L. and Bardo, John W.
"Official Documentation of a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD): An Empirical Assessment,"
The Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare: Vol. 16
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/jssw/vol16/iss1/8