Table 2

Prevalence of the p53 Arg72Pro polymorphism by HPV-16 L1 serology among cases and controlsa

p53 AlleleSeronegativeSeropositive
n%n%
Cases
Arg/Pro 2351.11928.8
Pro/Pro 24.457.6
Arg/Arg 2044.44263.6
Controls
Arg/Pro 3037.53238.1
Pro/Pro 78.844.8
Arg/Arg 4353.84857.1
  • a The distribution of the p53 codon72 polymorphism was marginally different among cases (χ2 on 2 df, 5.70; P, 0.058) but not different among the controls (χ2 on 2 df, 1.06; P, 0.588).