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Table 3 Baseline characteristics by high-risk human papillomavirus (HrHPV) status, restricted to HIV-uninfected (HIV [-]) women

From: Prevalence and risk factors for High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (hrHPV) infection among HIV-infected and Uninfected Rwandan women: implications for hrHPV-based screening in Rwanda

Parameters HrHPV positive HrHPV negative P value
  N = 107 N = 1,204  
Age, years, mean ± SD 39.5 ± 7.1 42.3 ± 8.3 < 0.001
Age category, years, n (%)    0.01
Age 30 – 34 35 (11.7) 264 (88.3)  
Age 35 – 39 22 (7.9) 257 (92.1)  
Age 40 – 44 24 (10.1) 213 (89.9)  
Age 45 – 49 13 (6.1) 198 (93.9)  
Age 50 – 61 13 (4.6) 272 (95.4)  
Age at sexual debut, years, n (%)    0.77
Age <14 1 (6.2) 15 (93.8)  
Age 14 – 25 28 (8.3) 310 (91.7)  
Age at first pregnancy,years ± SD 20.5 ± 3.8 21.2 ± 3.7 0.07
Lifetime sexual partners    < 0.001
1- 2 sexual partners 99 (8.7) 1033 (91.3) 0.05
≥ 3 sexual partners 8 (4.5) 171 (95.5)  
Number of children born, mean ± SD 3.7 ± 1.6 3.9 ± 1.8 0.24
Number of Children born, n (%)    0.40
0 – 2 23 (7.7) 277 (92.3)  
3 – 4 46 (9.1) 458 (90.9)  
5 – 12 32 (6.8) 437 (93.2)  
Rape, n (%)    0.74
Yes 14 (7.5) 173 (92.5)  
No 92 (8.2) 1031 (91.8)  
Menopause, n (%)    0.03
Yes 10 (4.6) 209 (95.4)  
No 97 (8.9) 995(91.1)  
Polygamous relationship, n (%)    0.54
Yes 6 (10.0) 54 (90.0)  
No 46 (7.7) 547 (92.3)  
Ever used hormonal contraceptives, n (%)    0.81
Yes 33 (8.4) 360 (91.6)  
No 73 (8.0) 839 (92.0)  
Ever used tobacco, n (%)    0.42
Yes 15 (6.8) 206 (93.2)  
No 92 (8.4) 1004 (91.6)  
Malaria within 6 months, n (%)    0.77
Yes 14 (7.6) 171 (92.4)  
No 92 (8.2) 1032 (91.8)  
BMI, mean ± SD, kg/m ^2 21.9 ± 3.5 21.9 ± 3.7 0.98
  1. Chi-square test for categorical variables and ANOVA for continuous.