Table 4

Risk factors for cervical cancer by age group in logistic regression analysis

Risk Factors

Age < 40 years

Age > 40 years


Cases

(n = 42)

%

Controls

(n = 52)

%

OR* (95% CI)

Cases

(n = 90)

%

Controls

(n = 68)

%

OR* (95% CI)


Low economic status

40.5

25.0

2.6 (0.7-9.6)

54.4

26.5

2.1 (0.8-5.3)

Lifetime sex partners > 6

35.7

32.7

2.0 (0.5-7.1)

5.6

16.2

0.2 (0.04-1.1)

Parity > 2

71.4

42.3

7.0 (1.9-25.7)

94.4

77.9

5.1 (1.2-21.9)

High-risk HPV

95.2

43.2

49.3 (8.2-295.7)

86.7

22.6

23.5 (9.1-60.6)

HIV-positive

35.7

13.5

4.5 (1.5-13.6)

7.8

4.6

2.0 (0.4-9.3)


* Adjusted odds ratio in logistic regression analysis

Adjorlolo-Johnson et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2010 10:242   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-10-242

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