Table 3

Comparison of the prevalent HPV types in cervical cancer between Japan and the worlda

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AuthorBosh et al.(6)Sasagawa et al.
AreasAfricaCentral South AfricaSouth East AsiaEuropeNorth AmericaAll the worldJapan
No. positive186 n%505 n%98 n%86 n%57 n%932 n%84 n%
  • a HPV type which was more prevalent in Japan than in the other countries shown with dark gray.

  • b HPV type which was less prevalent in Japan than in the other countries shown with light gray. Difference in the prevalence between different countries was evaluated with χ2 test.

  • c The reference data showing significant difference with Japanese data are shown with open box.