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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of subjects by HPV 16 serology status

From: Human papillomavirus serology and tobacco smoking in a community control group

Characteristic All HPV16 negative (N = 767) Any HPV 16 Pos (N = 339) P-value*
Age    
  Mean (sd) 60.7 (10.7) 60.7 (11.7) 0.99
Sex, n (%)    
  Male 567 (73.9) 248 (73.2)  
  Female 200 (26.1) 91 (26.8) 0.82
Race, n (%)    
  White 707 (92.2) 290 (85.5)  
  Other 59 (7.7) 49 (14.5) 0.002
Education**, n (%)    
  At least some college 545 (71.1) 229 (67.6)  
  HS diploma or less 201 (26.2) 102 (30.1) 0.21
Income**b, n (%)    
  < $50,000 242 (31.6) 129 (38.1)  
  ≥ $50,000 450 (58.7) 171 (50.4) 0.02
Smoking pack-years, n (%)    
  None 311 (40.5) 131 (38.6)  
  First tertile (>0 to 16) 149 (19.4) 69 (20.4)  
  Second tertile (16 to 22) 156 (20.3) 69 (20.4)  
  Third tertile (22+) 151 (19.7) 70 (20.6) 0.93
Average drinks per week, n (%)    
  First quartile (<2.2) 193 (25.2) 82 (24.2)  
  Second quartile (2.2-5.5) 192 (25.0) 84 (24.8)  
  Third quartile (5.5-13.6) 198 (25.8) 78 (23.0)  
  Fourth quartile (13.6+) 181 (23.6) 95 (28.0) 0.45
Age of intercourseb, n (%)    
  <18 years 155 (20.2) 95 (28.0)  
  ≥18 years 295 (38.5) 118 (34.8) 0.01
Number of sexual partnersa,b, n (%)    
  <16 165 (46.5) 95 (45.9)  
  16+ 165 (46.5) 99 (47.8) 0.86
  1. *Fisher’s exact test used to calculate p-value; **Values do not add to 100% due to missing data.
  2. aPhase 2 only.
  3. bThese characteristics were dichotomized at their median values.