Table 10: Studies of the association between circumcision status and the prevalence of genital herpes/herpes simplex virus type 2.

StudyIntact +ve/−veCircumcised +ve/−veOdds ratio95% confidence intervalExact odds ratioExact confidence interval

Bassett 69/36125/701.070.65–1.341.07310.6348–1.8283
Buvé136/19936/961.821.17–2.831.82021.1512–2.9206
Cook 49/491205/20310.990.70–1.370.98870.6977–1.3795
Dave 48/478511/9710.890.46–1.710.88550.4514–1.8979
Dickson 19/24113/1620.980.47–2.040.98250.4460–2.2295
Donovan 21/9427/1581.310.70–2.441.30610.6618–2.5514
Ferris28/159455/23170.740.47–1.170.74010.4499–1.1930
Gottlieb 27/29574/7240.900.56–1.420.89560.5424–1.4419
Gray395/16076/431.400.92–2.121.39610.8962–2.1560
Kapiga3/857/1381.100.28–4.300.90830.1499–3.9591
Laumann 9/110922/14270.530.24–1.150.52650.2125–1.1955
Lavreys 20/2832/330.740.35–1.560.73860.3237–1.6679
Mallon 8/2670/825.240.30–91.813.36510.5116–[22.1343]*
Mujugira669/358760/4831.191.00–1.411.18750.9966–1.4156
Mwandi396/5461320/43552.392.07–2.762.39252.0671–2.7677
Ng’ayo146/8614/40.490.15–1.520.48630.1129–1.6142
Obasi 25/775/251.620.56–4.691.61790.5292–5.9872
Parker 60/53044/6851.761.18–2.641.76171.1535–2.7079
Reynolds 178/109614/1111.290.72–2.301.28750.7157–2.4867
Richters68/3476138/53470.760.57–1.020.75800.5566–1.0241
Rodriguez-Diaz48/39828/1860.800.49–1.320.80140.4755–1.3715
Schneider278/487880/9310.660.51–0.860.66330.5101–0.8702
Suligoi 2/518/571.270.23–7.101.26280.1112–8.5647
Taylor: UK 102/18020/591.670.95–2.931.66940.9283–3.1007
Taylor: caribbean 50/702/124.290.92–20.004.24800.8863–40.7423
Taylor: other 36/564/335.301.73–16.245.24511.6604–22.0974
Van Wagoner ≤ 25 years old13/3164/1300.850.42–1.740.85240.3820–1.8147
Van Wagoner ≥ 26 years old45/877/554.021.76–9.193.99051.6878–10.5916
Weiss: Cotonou1/9102/7510.810.10–6.520.81830.0185–6.0119
Weiss: Yaoundé1/7235/6440.390.05–3.200.39180.0087–3.0759
Weiss: Kisumu161/26441/1171.741.16–2.611.73871.1418–2.6833
Weiss: Ndola194/35922/320.790.44–1.390.78630.4294–1.4627
Xu146/919323/24621.210.98–1.491.21090.9747–1.4993
Random effects summary effect:1.15220.95–1.40

Heterogeneity chi-square ( ) was 152.13 ( ).
Brackets have infinite confidence interval replaced with value equidistant from the odds ratio as the measured confidence interval.