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Table 2 Prevalence of overall HPV, Alpha-, Beta- and Gamma-PV infections in the anal canal of 226 individuals

From: Assessing Gammapapillomavirus infections of mucosal epithelia with two broad-spectrum PCR protocols

VariableNo. of patientsAll HPVs
n (%)
pAlpha-PVs
n (%)
pBeta-PVs
n (%)
pGamma-PVs
n (%)
pMultiple infections
n (%)
p
All Subjects226179 (79) 133 (59) 7 (3) 78 (35) 98 (43) 
Gender
 Female5135 (69)0.03428 (55)0.5151 (2)0.5911 (22)0.02713 (26)0.003
 Male (MSM)175144 (82)105 (60)6 (3)67 (38)85 (49)
Age
 18-30 years9776 (78)0.6959 (61)0.864 (4)0.4032 (33)0.1744 (45) 
 31-40 years8872 (82)50 (56)1 (1)36 (40)43 (49)0.05
 41-66 years4131 (76)24 (59)2 (5)10 (24)11 (27) 
HIV-1 status
 HIV-1-positive2018 (90)0.2114 (70)0.292 (7)0.10313 (65)0.00313 (65)0.04
 HIV-1-negative206161 (78)119 (58)5 (3)65 (32)85 (41)
  1. p values ≤ are depicted in bold