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Table 1 Characteristics of cervical cancers from the U.S. and Botswana

From: Invasive cervical cancers from women living in the United States or Botswana: differences in human papillomavirus type distribution

Study characteristics Indiana, USA Botswana p-value
Number of cancers with sufficient epithelium 51 182 --
β-globin positive (of cancer specimens) 50 (98.0%) 171 (94.0%) p = 0.4721
HPV positive (of β-globin positive specimens) 46 (92%) 136 (79.5%) p = 0.0422
  1. 1Fisher’s exact test, 2Chi-square test.