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Table 1 The distribution of community state types (CSTs) in different groups

From: Human papillomavirus infection and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia progression are associated with increased vaginal microbiome diversity in a Chinese cohort

  Normal HPV LSIL HSIL Cancer Total
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
CST I 14 (20.59) 14 (17.95) 14 (27.45) 2 (8.70) 0 (0) 44 (19.21)
CST II 2 (2.94) 2 (2.56) 1 (1.96) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (2.18)
CST III 32 (47.06) 28 (35.90) 17 (33.33) 7 (30.43) 1 (11.11) 85 (37.12)
CST IV 20 (29.41) 32 (41.03) 18 (35.29) 13 (56.52) 8 (88.89) 91 (39.74)
CST V 0 (0) 2 (0) 1 (1.96) 1 (4.35) 0 (0) 4 (1.75)