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Table 1 The clinicopathological characteristics of the enrolled and pre-excluded women*

From: Diagnosis of 25 genotypes of human papillomaviruses for their physical statuses in cervical precancerous/cancerous lesions: a comparison of E2/E6E7 ratio-based vs. multiple E1-L1/E6E7 ratio-based detection techniques

Characteristics

Women enrolled (n = 1162)

Women pre-excluded (n = 313)

p value

Age

36.1 ± 8.1

37.0 ± 7.8

0.066

Parity

2.2 ± 1.5

2.1 ± 1.2

0.118

Gravidity

0.6 ± 0.6

0.7 ± 0.7

0.346

Abnormal cervical cytological findings

0.061

SCC

5 (0.4)

0 (0)

 

HSIL

256 (22.0)

76 (24.3)

 

LSIL

569 (49.0)

136 (43.5)

 

ASC-H

123 (10.6)

25 (8.0)

 

ASC-US

186 (16.9)

71 (22.7)

 

AIS

0 (0)

0 (0)

 

AGC-neoplastic

2 (0.2)

0 (0)

 

AGC-NOS

21 (1.8)

5 (1.6)

 
  1. * The data are presented as mean ± standard deviation or number (%).
  2. SCC, squamous cell carcinoma; HSIL, high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion; LSIL, low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion; ASC-H, atypical squamous cells – cannot exclude HSIL; ASC-US, atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance; AIS, adenocarcinoma in situ; AGC-neoplastic, atypical glandular Cells, suspicious for AIS or cancer; AGC-NOS, atypical glandular cells not otherwise specified.
  3. Two-sided Student's t test or two-sided χ2 test was used as appropriate.