Table 2

Sociodemographic factors: associations with high-risk type HPV infections among low-income Hispanic women (n = 971)a

No. (%)HPV+ (%)OR
CrudeAge adjusted (95% CI)
Age, yr
 18–20124 (12.8)28 (22.6)1.00
 21–25283 (29.2)48 (17.0)0.70
 26–30249 (25.6)31 (12.5)0.49
 31–35190 (19.6)13 (6.8)0.25
 36–47125 (12.9)8 (6.4)0.23
P for trend<0.001
Marital status
 Married526 (57.1)46 (8.8)1.001.00
 Cohabitating50 (5.4)7 (14.0)1.701.41 (0.60–3.35)
 Divorced/Separated65 (7.1)10 (15.4)1.90b2.09 (0.99–4.41)b
 Single278 (30.2)58 (20.9)2.752.14 (1.38–3.32)
 Widowed3 (0.3)0 (0.0)
Education
 Less than high school385 (39.7)40 (10.4)1.001.00
 Completed high school303 (31.2)43 (14.2)1.431.17 (0.73–1.87)
 More than high school206 (21.2)33 (16.0)1.651.46 (0.88–2.41)
P for trend0.0460.130
Occupation
 Housewife623 (64.2)67 (10.8)1.001.00
 Professional57 (5.9)10 (17.5)1.771.77 (0.85–3.71)
 Skilled worker54 (5.6)6 (11.1)1.041.07 (0.44–2.61)
 Unskilled worker90 (9.3)15 (16.7)1.661.70 (0.91–3.16)b
 Student35 (3.6)6 (17.1)1.721.13 (0.44–2.88)
 Unemployed36 (3.7)8 (22.2)2.371.85 (0.80–4.30)
Current smoking
 No817 (88.0)104 (12.7)1.001.00
 Yes112 (12.1)17 (15.2)1.231.35 (0.76–2.38)
Country of birth
 United States276 (28.4)36 (13.0)1.001.00
 Mexico626 (64.5)82 (13.1)1.001.25 (0.81–1.93)
  • a Due to missing data, all categories do not total 971.

  • b P< 0.10.