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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants according to residence

From: Prevalence of viral sexually transmitted infections and HPV high-risk genotypes in women in rural communities in the Department of La Paz, Bolivia

  Groups 
TotalVillagesSmall townLarge town 
(n = 394)(n = 77)(n = 73)(n = 244) 
N(%)95% CIN(%)N(%)N(%)P value1
Age (median = 34)         0.95
  < 2698(25)21–2917(22)19(26)62(25) 
 26–34105(27)22–3124(31)20(27)61(25) 
 35–45100(25)21–3019(25)18(25)63(26) 
  > 4591(23)19–2817(22)16(22)58(24) 
Occupation         < 0.0001
 Housewife203(51.5)47–5663(82)41(56)99(40.5) 
 Self employed2138(35)30–405(6)26(36)107(44) 
 Professional or student53(13.5)10–179(12)6(8)11(15.5) 
Number of children (median = 2)         < 0.0006
 041(10)8–149(12)6(8)26(11) 
 1–3229(58)53–6330(39)38(52)161(66) 
 4–10124(32)27–3238(49)29(40)57(23) 
Current family planning method         0.59
 None207(52.5)48–5745(58)40(55)122(50) 
 Hormonal contraception130(33)28–3827(35)22(30)81(33) 
 Others343(11)8–143(4)10(14)30(12) 
 Condom14(3.5)2–62(3)1(1)11(5) 
Cytological inspection PAP         0.2
 Ever273(69)64–7346(60)50(68)177(72) 
 Never121(31)27–3631(40)23(32)67(28) 
  1. 1P value was calculated using χ2 test between residence groups
  2. 2Self-employed: Merchant, artisan, cook and farmer
  3. 3Others: Intra uterine devise (IUD), tubal ligation and calendar