Obstetrics and Gynecology International / 2009 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

High Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Infection among Brazilian Pregnant Women with and without Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1

Table 1

Characteristics of participants by HPV and HIV serostatus.

CharacteristicsHPV-positiveHPV-negative -value

Number and percentage of HIV-positive35/66 (53.03%)9/31 (29.03%) .05
Number and percentage of HIV-negative31/66 (46.97%)22/31 (70.97%)
Mean age (SD) of HIV-positive27.2 (6.19)28.2 (4.81).65
Mean age (SD) of HIV-negative23.97 (6.16)23.23 (5.67).86
Mean CD4 T cell count (SD) in HIV-positive (cells/mm3)419.2 (240.2)582.4 (191.8).067
Mean (SD) viral load in HIV-positive (copies/mL)31,628 (86,848)1,610 (3,151) .05
Mean number (SD) of previous pregnancies in HIV-positive3.9 (2.2)3.1 (1.3).38
Mean number (SD) of previous pregnancies in HIV-negative2.4 (1.7)1.9 (1.2).21
Mean age (SD) at first sexual intercourse in HIV-positive15.8 (2.55)15.7 (2.12).92
Mean age (SD) at first sexual intercourse in HIV-negative16.2 (2.46)16.6 (3.47).78

Marital status in HIV-positive
Married/cohabiting249.08
Single/divorced/widowed110

Marital status in HIV-negative
Married/cohabiting2016.57
Single/divorced/widowed116

Lifetime number of sexual partners in HIV-positive
5228.46
5122

Lifetime number of sexual partners in HIV-negative
52919.63
523
Number and percentage of previous STD in HIV-positive14/35 (40%)1/9 (11.1%).13
Percentage of previous STD in HIV-negative4/31 (12.9%)0/22 (0%).13
Percentage of past/current smokers in HIV-positive13/35 (37.1%)1/9 (11.1%).23
Percentage of past/current smokers in HIV-negative10/31 (32.3%)4/22 (18.2%).35

SD: Standard deviation; STD: Sexually transmitted diseases.

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