Table 3

Neonatal HPV status by delivery type
Cesarean section Vaginal delivery Total
HPV+ 16 19 35
HPV- 81 117 198
Total 97 136 233

Among the 233 infants with HPV-positive mothers, 103 (44.2%) were males and 136 (58.4%) were born by vaginal delivery. No significant difference was seen between male and female infants (χ2 = 1.64, P = 0.268), or between different delivery types (χ2 = 0.283, P = 0.71).

Hong et al.

Hong et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:109   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-109

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