Table 3

Oral HPV prevalence and risk factors among 205 HIV+/HIV- men attending an STI clinic in Puerto Rico
Characteristic HPV negative% (n) HPV positive% (n) p-value
Demographic
Age at recruitment
 16-24 88.6 (39) 11.4 (5) 0.002
 25-34 97.6 (40) 2.4 (1)
 35-44 73.2 (30) 26.8 (11)
 45-54 71.7 (33) 28.3 (13)
 55+ 65.5 (19) 34.5 (10)
Level of education
 < High School 75.9 (41) 24.1 (13) 0.154
 High School 75.9 (60) 24.1 (19)
 > High School 87.3 (62) 12.7 (9)
Employed
 No 79.1 (34) 20.9 (9) 0.134
 Yes 82.7 (91) 17.3 (19)
Type of Health Insurance
 None 83.8 (31) 16.2 (6) 0.751
 Public 78.2 (93) 21.8 (26)
 Private 80.4 (37) 19.6 (9)
Behavioral
Ever smoked
 No 90.7 (49) 9.3 (5) 0.020
 Yes 76.0 (114) 24.0 (36)
Current smoker
 No 73.2 (30) 26.8 (11) 0.514
 Yes 78.5 (62) 21.5 (17)
Years Smoking 75.0 (87) 25.0 (29)
 Mean (SD) 22.3 (14.5) 28.7 (12.5) 0.038
Ever had an alcoholic beverage
 No 90.0 (9) 10.0 (1) 0.367
 Yes 79.4 (154) 20.6 (40)
Ever smoked marihuana
 No 87.0 (67) 13.0 (10) 0.048
 Yes 75.6 (96) 24.4 (31)
Ever smoked marihuana in the past 12 months
 No 69.6 (48) 30.4 (21) 0.105
 Yes 82.1 (46) 17.9 (10)
Sexual Activity
Lifetime number of sexual partners 79.4 (158) 20.6 (41) 0.005
Mean (SD) 20.2 (28.9) 65.9 (98.2)
MSM
 No 80.1 (109) 19.9 (27) 0.930
 Yes 80.7 (46) 19.3 (11)
MSM who had oral sex at least once in their lifetime
 No 80.0 (4) 20.0 (1) 0.673
 Yes 80.8 (42) 19.2 (10)
MSM who had oral sex at least once in the past 12 months
 No 33.3 (1) 66.7 (2) 0.066
 Yes 87.9 (29) 12.1 (4)
MSW
 No 86.7 (26) 13.3 (4) 0.525
 Yes 81.9 (131) 18.1 (29)
MSW who had oral sex at least once in their lifetime
 No 92.3 (12) 7.7 (1) 0.276
 Yes 81.0 (119) 19.0 (28)
MSW who had oral sex at least once in the past 12 months
 No 79.3 (23) 20.7 (6) 0.688
 Yes 82.6 (76) 17.4 (16)
Clinical
HIV
 No 82.2 (83) 17.8 (18) 0.422
 Yes 77.7 (80) 22.3 (23)
Years living with HIV 79.2 (80) 29.8 (21) 0.644
 Mean (SD) 11.3 (8.8) 12.2 (6.9)

Colon-López et al.

Colon-López et al. BMC Oral Health 2014 14:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-7

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