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Table 4 Demographics, exposure, and HPV-related disease history of HPV concordant positive and negative pairs

From: Concordance of oral HPV prevalence between patients with oropharyngeal cancer and their partners

Characteristic All patient-partner pairs+
(N = 198)
Concordant positive (N = 19) Concordant negative (N = 159) p-value*
Patient age, years    
  < 55 7 (36.8 %) 69 (43.4 %) .59
  ≥ 55 12 (63.2 %) 90 (56.6 %)
Partner age, years    
  < 55 6 (31.6 %) 91 (57.6 %) .03
  ≥ 55 13 (68.4 %) 67 (42.4 %)
Patient sex    
 F 4 (21.1 %) 32 (20.1 %) 1.0
 M 15 (78.9 %) 127 (79.9 %)
Partner sex    
 F 15 (78.9 %) 127 (79.9 %) 1.0
 M 4 (21.1 %) 32 (20.1 %)
Patient race    
 White 13 (68.4 %) 146 (91.8 %) .002
 Other 6 (31.6 %) 13 (8.2 %)
Partner race    
 White 13 (68.4 %) 125 (78.6 %) .31
 Other 6 (31.6 %) 34 (21.4 %)
Patient smoking status    
 Former/never 8 (61.5 %) 76 (71.7 %) .52
 Current 5 (38.5 %) 30 (28.3 %)
Partner smoking status    
 Former/never 7 (53.8 %) 58 (66.7 %) .37
 Current 6 (46.2 %) 29 (33.3 %)
Patient history of benign HPV disease
 None 19 (100 %) 154 (96.9 %) 1.0
 Yes 0 (0 %) 5 (3.1 %)
Partner history of benign HPV disease
 None 19(100 %) 153 (96.2 %) 1.0
 Yes 0 (0 %) 6 (3.8 %)
Patient history of HPV cancer
 None 18 (94.7 %) 155 (97.5 %) .44
 Yes 1 (5.3 %) 4 (2.5 %)
Partner history of HPV cancer    
 None 19 (100 %) 155 (97.5 %) 1.0
 Yes 0 (0 %) 4 (2.5 %)  
  1. *Fisher’s exact test
  2. +Percentages are all column percentages