Table 1.

Regional distribution and overall HPV prevalence among 8,308 LSILs

RegionStudies, nCountries representedLSIL cases, nHPV positive, n (%)
Europe21Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Portugal, Sweden, United Kingdom4,0512,746 (67.8)
North America13Canada, United States2,4251,943 (80.1)
South/Central America13Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay1,279874 (68.3)
Africa4Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal301178 (59.1)
Asia4China, Korea, Thailand252169 (67.1)
Total558,3085,910 (71.1)