Table 4

Independent risk factors for high-risk type HPV infection among low-income Hispanic women (n = 971)

AORa (95% CI)
Age, yr
 18–201.00
 21–250.72 (0.39–1.32)
 26–300.49 (0.25–0.96)
 31–350.29 (0.12–0.68)
 36–470.29 (0.12–0.73)
P for trend0.001
Marital status
 Married1.00
 Cohabitating0.76 (0.24–2.22)
 Divorced/Separated1.44 (0.63–3.29)
 Single1.87 (1.45–3.05)
Country of birth
 United States1.00
 Mexico1.91 (1.15–3.16)
Total OC use, yr
 01.00
 1–30.70 (0.45–1.10)
 ≥40.40 (0.20–0.80)
P for trend0.003
Lifetime no. of sexual partners
 11.00
 2–42.04 (1.26–3.31)
 ≥52.28 (1.14–4.57)
P for trend0.006
  • a Simultaneous adjustment for all variables in table. Backward step-wise logistic regression analysis. Variables with P < 0.20 were retained in the final model. CI, confidence interval.