Table 4

Frequency of HPV infection by characteristics of controls
CONTROLS
N = 510
HPV+/N %
Age (years)
<25 36/101 35.64
25-34 40/201 19.90
35-44 22/187 11.76
≥45 < 25 2/21 9.52
Education level
Elementary school 57/261 21.84
Middle school 27/159 16.98
High school 2/18 11.11
Ethnic group
Euro-Descendent 39/239 16.32
Afro-Descendent 4/24 16.67
Brazilian Mixed* 47/180 26.11
Asian 0/1 0
Lifetime number of sexual partners
1 16/156 10.26
2-10 62/275 22.55
>10 22/79 27.85
Smoking status
Never smoker 45/277 16.25
Former smoker 36/148 24.32
Current smoker 19/81 23.46

*Brazilian Mixed: Mixed ethnicity with Euro-Descendent, Afro-Descendent, Amerindian and East Asian.

Gillio-Tos et al.

Gillio-Tos et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:618   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-618

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