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Table 3 Odds ratio (OR) of detecting HPV 16/18 genetic material in studied neonates depending on the characteristics of HPV 16/18 infection in their parents

From: Co-occurrence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in newborns and their parents

Variable OR 95%CI p value
Maternal infection – any sample 26.08 8.07–84.31 0.000
Infection of both parents 24.20 6.84–85.57 0.000
Paternal infection 22.13 6.97–70.27 0.000
Maternal infection – vaginal smear 21.54 6.94–66.87 0.000
Maternal infection – buccal smear 10.64 3.47–32.63 0.000
Maternal infection – peripheral blood 6.58 0.39–112.31 0.191
Number of positive maternal samples 0.98 0.21–4.68 0.979
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