Table 3

Sexual, reproductive, and contraceptive history: associations with high-risk type HPV infection among low-income Hispanic women (n = 971)

No. (%)HPV+ (%)OR
CrudeAge-adjusted (95% CI)
Lifetime no. of sexual partners
 1519 (53.5)54 (10.4)1.001.00
 2–4310 (31.9)48 (15.5)1.581.59 (1.04–2.43)
 ≥594 (9.7)19 (20.2)2.182.06 (1.15–3.70)
P for trend0.0030.005
Age at first intercourse, yr
 ≥20244 (25.1)20 (8.2)1.001.00
 18–19256 (26.4)33 (12.9)1.66a1.31 (0.72–2.39)
 16–17258 (26.6)39 (15.1)1.991.44 (0.80–2.62)
  9–15147 (15.1)24 (16.3)2.191.51 (0.78–2.93)
P for trend0.0090.374
STD history
 Never920 (94.8)119 (12.9)1.001.00
 Ever51 (5.3)9 (17.7)1.441.39 (0.65–2.96)
Pregnancy history
 Never72 (7.4)18 (25.0)1.001.00
 Ever858 (88.4)103 (12.0)0.410.60 (0.33–1.10)a
No. of children
 089 (9.2)21 (23.6)1.001.00
 1–2470 (48.4)62 (13.2)0.490.64 (0.36–1.13)
 3–9293 (30.2)28 (9.6)0.340.66 (0.33–1.33)
P for trend0.0020.479
Total OC use (yr)
 0252 (26.0)461 (18.3)1.001.00
 1–3480 (49.4)66 (13.8)0.710.66 (0.44–1.01)a
 ≥4200 (20.6)13 (6.5)0.310.38 (0.20–0.74)
P for trend<0.0010.003
Current OC use
 No573 (59.0)79 (13.8)1.001.00
 Yes398 (41.0)49 (12.3)0.880.76 (0.51–1.12)
Condom use
 Never821 (84.6)112 (13.6)1.001.00
 Ever150 (15.5)16 (10.7)0.760.81 (0.46–1.43)
Current condom use
 No871 (89.7)115 (13.2)1.001.00
 Yes100 (10.3)13 (13.0)0.980.95 (0.51–1.77)
  • a P < 0.10.