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Table 1 Demographic characteristics, clinical and laboratory findings of studied group

From: Prevalence of human papilloma virus (HPV) and its genotypes in cervical specimens of Egyptian women by linear array HPV genotyping test

Characteristics (N = 150 (%)
Age (years) Mean ± SD 29.69 ± 4.88
Parity  
 Nullipara 25 (16.4 %)
 Multipara 127 (83.6 %)
Residence  
 Urban 104 (68.4 %)
 Rural 48 (31.6 %)
Occupation  
 Housewife 116 (76.3 %)
 Worker 36 (23.7 %)
Smoking Status  
 No 136 (89.5 %)
 Yes 16 (10.5 %)
Contraception method  
 None 62 (40.8 %)
 IUCDsa 16 (10.5)
 Injectables 10 (6.6 %)
 COCPsb 36 (23.7 %)
 POPsc 13 (8.6 %)
 Condoms 15 (9.9 %)
Gynaecological findings  
 Normal 97(63.8 %)
 Multiple genital warts 12 (7.9 %)
 Intermenstrual bleeding 13 (8.5 %)
 Post-coital bleeding 30 (19.7 %)
Pap smear & biopsy results  
 Normal 101 (67.1 %)
 LSILd 35 (21.7 %)
 HSILe 2 (2.0 %)
 Invasive SCCf 14 (9.2 %)
HPV DNA  
 Negative 90 (59.2 %)
 Positive 62 (40.8 %)
  1. a IUCD intra uterine contraception device; b COCPS Combined oral contraceptive pills; c POPS Progesterone only pills; d LSIL low grade squamous intra-epithelial lesion; e HSIL high grade squamous intra-epithelial lesion; f SCC squamous cell carcinoma