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Table 1 Distribution of included publications by world region and type of data*

From: Global availability of data on HPV genotype-distribution in cervical, vulvar and vaginal disease and genotype-specific prevalence and incidence of HPV infection in females

Category of HPV type-specific data Africa Asia/Pacific Europe Latin America and the Caribbean Northern America Multiple world regions Globally
Any 62 236 236 104 74 19 727
Genital prevalence 38 123 126 65 39 7 395
Genital incidence 4 3 5 3 6 0 21
Cervical lesions or cancers 30 142 107 52 25 11 366
Vulvar or vaginal lesions or cancers 1 4 23 2 9 4 43
  1. Note: Sums of individual columns or rows exceed the total because several publications reported on multiple world regions or types of data.
  2. *Including meta-analyses.