Table 2.

HPV concordance

No. of studiesTotal no. of couplesNo. of concordant couplesConcordance (95% CI)I2
Any HPV type3329729750.377 (0.293-0.468)93
Same HPV type*1912492630.255 (0.172-0.361)88
Same HPV type185382630.632 (0.491-0.753)*79
HPV type 69632290.086 (0.031-0.231)83
HPV type 119632180.046 (0.018-0.113)69
HPV type 162119491320.090 (0.051-0.154)87
HPV type 18171819160.022 (0.010-0.046)56

NOTE: Concordance estimates are from random-effects meta-analysis.

  • *Among couples with both partners infected with the 1 or more HPV types.