Table 1: Characteristics of study participants by history of cervical cancer.

CharacteristicsControls
( = 25 , 807, 304)
Cases
( = 585, 924)
Wald chi-square
value

Age (mean ± SD, yrs)42.4 (0.24)42.8 (0.45)0.7449
Years since cervical cancer diagnosis (mean ± SD)14.6 (0.51)
Age ≥ 40 years (%)60.355.70.4938
Race
 Non-Hispanic White (%)69.382.70.0868
 Mexican American/Other Hispanic (%)13.57.3
 Non-Hispanic Black (%)12.26.2
 Other races and multiraces (%)4.93.8
Diploma/GED or greater (%)82.878.10.3663
Married (%)65.252.30.0590
Increased waist circumference (%)60.4 65.7 0.5094
Hypertension (%)39.845.0 0.4376
Hypertriglyceridemia (%)25.335.3 0.1914
Hyperglycemia (%)29.234.5 0.3906
Low HDL (%)36.441.0 0.5128
MetS (≥3 components) (%)33.248.6 0.0768
Alcohol use (≥3 drinks for day) (%)27.236.80.2247
Pregnant at exam (%)4.94.70.9362
Good rated health (%)84.571.00.0360
High number of lifetime sexual partners (≥10) (%)23.837.30.0307
Multiparity (≥2 births) (%)62.162.50.9482
History hormonal contraceptive use (%)84.091.50.0755
History of smoking (≥100 cigarettes in a lifetime) (%)46.669.20.0075

MetS: metabolic syndrome; GED: general education development; HDL: high density lipoproteins.