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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of risk factors for HPV infection

From: Human papillomavirus genotypes and HPV-16 variants distribution among Tunisian women with normal cytology and squamous intraepithelial lesions

Risk Factors Risks for HPV infection
(n = 471)
Risks for HR-HPV infection
(n = 436)a
Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
HPV prevalence (%) p OR [95% CI] HR-HPV prevalence (%) p’ OR [95% CI]
Age
  ≤ 30 41.1   1 24.8    1
  > 30 26.4 0.002 0.51 [0.33–0.79] 16 0.041 0.57 [0.34–0.98]
Marital status
 Married 28.8    16.6   
 Unmarried 41.7 0.012 ns 31.7 0.001 ns
Number of sexual partners
 1 28.5    16.5   
  ≥ 2 43.6 0.004 ns 33 4.10-4 ns
Smoking/alcohol consumption
 No 23.7    14.5   
 Yes 46.8 4.10-5 ns 36 1.10-5 ns
  1. ns, not significant; p, probability for HPV infection; p’, probability for HR-HPV infection
  2. astudy population without samples lacking in HPV genotyping (n = 35)