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Table 4 Baseline socio-demographic characteristics by cervical cytology category at CCS in an opportunistic screening program in Jos, Nigeria (N = 14,081)

From: HIV status, age at cervical Cancer screening and cervical cytology outcomes in an opportunistic screening setting in Nigeria: a 10-year Cross sectional data analysis

Variable

NILM

Mild Dysplasia

Severe dysplasa

p-value

HIV status

 Not infected

11,261 (85.7)

1288 (9.8)

599 (4.6)

0.930a

 Infected

605 (86.1)

68 (9.7)

30 (4.3)

 

Age at CCS

 < 35 years

5367 (93.4)

288 (5.0)

94 (1.6)

0.001

 ≥ 35 years

6701 (80.4)

1083 (13.0)

548 (6.6)

 

Total # lifetime sex partners

 < 3

6727 (85.5)

763 (9.7)

374 (4.8)

0.001a

 ≥ 3

3035 (88.7)

271 (7.9)

114 (3.3)

 

Use of condom

 No

10,436 (86.0)

1166 (9.6)

540 (4.4)

0.002a

 Yes

904 (89.5)

81 (8.0)

25 (2.5)

 

History of smoking

 No

11,899 (85.8)

1340 (9.7)

630 (4.5)

0.145b

 Yes

63 (79.8)

13 (16.4)

3 (3.8)

 

History of Alcohol

 No

11,212 (86.1)

1230 (9.4)

588 (4.5)

0.001a

 Yes

743 (81.7)

123 (13.5)

44 (4.8)

 

History of vaginal infection

 No

1919 (82.0)

276 (11.8)

145 (6.2)

0.001a

 Yes

9752 (86.6)

1036 (9.2)

480 (4.2)

 

Ever diagnosed with STI

 No

7431 (86.8)

763 (8.9)

365 (4.3)

0.843a

 Yes

1228 (87.3)

122 (8.7)

56 (4.0)

 

Age at first sex

 ≥ 22 years

8025 (84.5)

996 (10.5)

476 (5.0)

0.001a

 < 22 years

3843 (88.5)

345 (8.0)

153 (3.5)

 

Education years completed

 < 7 years

1366 (83.8)

172 (10.5)

93 (5.7)

0.001a

 7–12 years

3078 (89.8)

256 (7.5)

93 (2.7)

 

 > 12 years

5834 (87.6)

584 (8.8)

244 (3.6)

 

Parity

 <  5

7382 (88.2)

699 (8.4)

288 (3.4)

0.001a

 ≥ 5

2894 (77.0)

563 (14.9)

303 (8.1)

 
  1. aPearson’s chi2. bFisher’s Exact. Percent in parenthesis