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Table 2 Prevalence of HPV infection by geographic location.

From: Comparisons of high-risk cervical HPV infections in Caribbean and US populations

Country Test method Age-adjusted prevalence any HPV (%), 95% CI p-value, Country p-value, Ethnic group Age-Adjusted prevalence high-risk HPV (%), 95% CI p-value, Country p-value, Ethnic group
Caribbean PCR 47.1 (41.3–53.0) ref   27.4 (22.3–33.3) ref  
   Jamaica   80.5 (70.5–87.8)   ref 52.7 (41.4–63.6)   ref
   Tobago   34.5 (28.3–41.2)   <0.0001 18.3 (13.5–24.2)   <0.0001
United States PCR 39.4 (28.2–51.8) 0.281   25.3 (15.5–38.4) 0.758  
   US-Blacks   91.8 (58.3–98.9)   0.368 49.7 (21.4–78.2)   0.867
   US-Whites   29.0 (18.0–43.0)   <0.0001 20.2 (10.9–34.7)   0.001
   US-Other   22.9 (5.9–58.5)   0.002 16.0 (2.3–61.0)   0.111
  1. p-values for the differences in adjusted proportions.