Table 4

Cervical human papillomavirus (HPV) prevalencea by Indigenous status and age group

Pap status and age group

Indigenous

Non-Indigenous

n

%

n

%

P value


All women

15 to 20

117

67.5

139

64.0

0.6

21 to 25

179

56.4

359

54.0

0.6

26 to 30

137

39.4

383

43.6

0.4

31 to 35

124

41.1

341

30.8

0.04

36 to 40

99

39.4

272

22.1

0.001

Women with normal resultsb

15 to 20

90

61.1

99

52.5

0.2

21 to 25

123

46.3

255

44.7

0.8

26 to 30

105

33.3

323

37.5

0.4

31 to 35

98

34.7

298

25.5

0.08

36 to 40

84

33.3

240

18.3

0.004


aPrevalence of any HPV genotype,

bCurrent Pap test and most recent Pap-test results not known to be abnormal.

Garland et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:104   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-104

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