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Table 1 HPV prevalence among women in Estonia by age group (data from DNA analysis of self-collected vaginal swabs, 2006)

From: Population-based type-specific prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus infection in Estonia

Age group
Number of women
18-20
N = 52
21-25
N = 95
26-30
N = 75
31-35
N = 104
Overall a
Any HPV      
Prevalence (%) 44 46 31 29 38
95% CI 28-66 34-62 19-46 19-41 31-45
Low-risk types      
Prevalence (%) 12 12 11 7 10
95% CI 4-25 6-21 5-21 3-14 7-14
High-risk types      
Prevalence (%) 27 23 16 17 21
95% CI 15-45 15-35 8-28 10-27 16-26
Unknown risk types      
Prevalence (%) 6 12 4 5 7
95% CI 1-17 6-21 1-12 2-11 4-10
  1. aWeighted estimates of population prevalence (adjusted for the stratified sampling utilized in the study design)