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Table 3 Neonatal HPV status by delivery type

From: Survey of human papillomavirus types and their vertical transmission in pregnant women

  Cesarean section Vaginal delivery Total
HPV+ 16 19 35
HPV- 81 117 198
Total 97 136 233
  1. Among the 233 infants with HPV-positive mothers, 103 (44.2%) were males and 136 (58.4%) were born by vaginal delivery. No significant difference was seen between male and female infants (χ2 = 1.64, P = 0.268), or between different delivery types (χ2 = 0.283, P = 0.71).