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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.