Table 3: Summary of the demographic, lifestyle, and clinical characteristics of the CRC cases according to HPV status.

HPV (+) CRC 

(%)
HPV (−) CRC 

(%)
valueOR (95% CI)

Gender
 Male9 (47.4)15 (57.7)0.490.66 (0.20–2.17)
 Female10 (52.6)11 (42.3)Reference
Age median59 (45–86)61.5 (38–83)
618 (42.1)15 (57.7)0.300.53 (0.16–1.77)
6111 (57.9)11 (42.3)Reference
Lifestyle
 Ever smoked cigarettesYes9 (47.4)15 (57.7)0.490.66 (0.20–2.17)
No10 (52.6)11 (42.3)Reference
 Ever drunk alcoholYes9 (47.4)16 (61.5)0.350.56 (0.17–1.86)
No10 (52.6)10 (38.5)Reference
Clinical history
 Diabetes diagnosisYes4 (21.1)7 (29.1)0.730.65 (0.14–2.73)
No15 (78.9)17 (70.8)Reference
 Family history of any cancerYes16 (84.2)16 (61.5)0.103.33 (0.77–14.42)
No3 (15.8)10 (38.5)Reference
 Family history of CRCYes3 (15.8)5 (19.2)0.79 (0.14–3.95)
No16 (84.2)21 (80.8)Reference

The number of cases may vary between categories according to the availability of the information.
values were calculated using chi-square tests or Fisher’s exact tests, when appropriate. Mid- exact method; Fisher’s exact test.