Table 6.

Persistence of HPV DNA in 105 Mexican soldiers who were HPV DNA positive at baseline evaluation

CharacteristicsPositive/negative* (n = 68), %Positive/positive (n = 37), %CrudeAdjusted§
Age
    <2035271.00
    21-2534511.97 (0.69-5.82)2.23 (0.72-7.32)
    >2531220.92 (0.26-3.14)1.05 (0.25-4.22)
Ptrend0.820.54
Religion
    Catholic62.770.31.001.00
    Other10.45.40.52 (0.05-3.12)0.50 (0.33-4.24)
    None26.924.30.77 (0.26-2.15)0.84 (0.26-2.59)
Circumcision (self-reported)1200.15 (0-1.03)0.12 (0-0.87)
Intercourse with prostitute45.643.20.93 (0.38-2.31)1.01 (0.37-2.73)
Anal intercourse with females22.113.50.53 (0.13-1.75)0.38 (0.09-1.39)
Median baseline infections121.77 (1.22-2.67)1.84 (1.24-2.90)
  • * HPV positive at baseline and HPV negative at 1-year follow-up.

  • HPV positive at baseline and HPV positive at 1-year follow-up with the same HPV type.

  • Age-adjusted OR (95% CI).

  • § Variables adjusted for each other OR (95% CI).