Table 5.

Characteristics that future HPV concordance and transmission studies should collect and report

Study
    Date of data collection
    Study location
    Study design (e.g., longitudinal)
    Sampling and recruitment methods
    Response rate
    Specimen collection sites and methods
    HPV detection methods
    HPV types assessed
Participant
    Age
    Race/ethnicity
    Socioeconomic status (e.g., education)
    Number of lifetime sexual partners
    Age at first sexual intercourse
    Sexual behavior with same-sex partners
    History of sexually transmitted infections
    Circumcision status for males
Couple
    Duration of relationship
    Marital status
    Condom use
    Whether couple is monogamous