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Table 3 Studies reporting incidence rates of AGWs in men and women

From: Prevalence, incidence and risk factors for anogenital warts in Sub Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta analysis

Author, year Country Study design Study population Sample Mean or Incidence rate/1002 HIV −1 Comments
and site size median age person-years of prevalence%
(years, range) AGWs2
East Africa
Lavreys et al., 1999 [50] Kenya Prospective cohort HIV negative truck drivers in Mombasa 746 26a (17–58) 29b (16–62) 1.4 overall 1.7 Uncircumcised 1.3 Circumcised   Annual incidence of HIV-1 – 3.0%
West Africa
Ozumba et al., 1991 [51] Nigeria Retrospective cohort (1976–85) Female STD1 clinic attendees 45 21 ( 5–36) 2.7 (range:1.6 – 3.6)   AGWs incidence highest among teenagers and students
Low et al., 2011 [44] Burkina Faso Prospective cohort Female sex workers and other women at high risk 765 28 (15–54) 1.1 HIV - 34.9 HIV- 1 & HIV-2 prevalence 0.7%
  1. a uncircumcised men.
  2. b circumcised men.
  3. 1Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
  4. 2Anogenital warts.