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Table 4 aAdjusted association of demographic and warts characteristics with oncogenic HPV detection (N = 156)

From: Association of HPV genotypes with external anogenital warts: a cross sectional study

Covariate Crude
OR (95% CI)
P-Value Adjusted
OR (95% CI)
P- Value
Age (years) 1.01 (0.98, 1.05) 0.467 1.02 (0.98, 1.06) 0.447
Gender
 Female 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 Male 0.73 (0.31, 1.70) 0.463 0.76 (0.24, 2.38) 0.639
Nationality
 Non-Kuwaiti 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 Kuwaiti 1.52 (0.78, 2.95) 0.220 1.01 (0.42, 2.45) 0.984
Number of Warts   0.552   0.221
 One 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 Two-Four 1.24 (0.11, 14.16) 0.865 2.32 (0.15, 34.95) 0.544
 At least five 0.84 (0.07, 9.88) 0.893 1.13 (0.07,17.47) 0.929
Duration of Wart (months)   0.184   0.114
 Less than one 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 One – Six 2.85 (1.06, 7.68) 0.039 3.06 (1.03, 9.09) 0.045
 Seven – Twelve 3.18 (1.01, 10.06) 0.049 1.12 (0.25, 5.05) 0.879
 More than Twelve 2.50 (0.61, 10.20) 0.202 1.70 (0.32, 9.09) 0.535
Size of each Wart (Cm)b   0.109   0.258
  < 1 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 1 0.964 (0.333, 2.80) 0.947 0.61 (0.19, 2.03) 0.424
 Between 1 and 2  2.39 (0.98, 5.81) 0.056 1.66 (0.57, 4.86) 0.353
  > 2 1.88 (0.49, 7.22) 0.361 1.43 (0.31, 6.74) 0.649
Wart subject to prior treatment
 No 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 Yes 1.89 (0.97, 3.69) 0.062 1.63 (0.72, 3.70) 0.246
Partner has Warts
 No 1 (ref)   1 (ref)  
 Yes 1.32 (0.62, 2.81) 0.470 1.31 (0.53, 3.22) 0.563
  1. aThe binary outcome is the results of HPV sequencing being oncogenic genotype (1 = Yes, 0 = No), Oncogenic HPV genotypes include: 16, 18, 33 and 38
  2. bCentimeter