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Table 3 Risk factors for HPV infection among the 1 110 women, National Health Survey, Chile 2003.

From: Baseline assessment of prevalence and geographical distribution of HPV types in Chile using self-collected vaginal samples

Characteristics (n) HR HPV Crude OR Adjusted OR LR HPV only Crude OR Adjusted OR
  (95% IC) (95% IC) (95% IC) (95% IC) (95% IC) (IC 95%)
  n = 146    n = 162   
Age (years)       
18–29 26.8 1.0 1.0 13.7 1.0 1.0
  (18.5–37.1)    (8.2–22.0)   
30–49 13.9 0.5 0.7 13.0 1.3 0.8
  (9.1–20.7) (0.3–0.9) (0.4–1.4) (9.2–18.1) (0.7–2.4) (0.3–2.0)
50–64 8.5 0.8 0.4 15.6 1.3 0.9
  (5.7–12.5) (0.4–1.4) (0.2–0.99) (10.4–22.6) (0.7–2.6) (0.3–2.3)
> = 65 8.0 0.4 0.3 16.1 1.8 0.9
  (4.6–13.5) (0.2–0.99) (0.1–0.8) (10.7–23.6) (0.8–3.8) (0.3–2.4)
Education       
High 17.0 1.0 1.0 16.2 1.0 1.0
  (9.2 – 29.3)    (8.5–28.5)   
Medium 16.7 0.8 1.2 12.6 0.7 0.7
  (12.0 – 22.8) (0.4–1.3) (0.5–2.9) (9.5–16.6) (0.4–1.2) (0.3–1.6)
Low 11.0 0.9 1.4 15.4 0.6 0.8
  (7.6 – 15.8) (0.5–1.7) (0.6–3.8) (11.0–21.2) (0.3–1.1) (0.4–2.0)
Marital st 10.0 1.0 1.0 12.9 1.0 1.0
Married/Cohabiting (6.7–14.7)    (9.7–17.1)   
Widow 12.9 2.0 2.3 21.4 1.8 1.9
  (6.7–23.1) (1.02–3.9) (0.9–5.4) (13.5–32.2) (1.1–3.3) (0.9–3.7)
Separated 6.8 1.1 0.7 26.5 2.1 2.5
  (3.0–14.4) (0.5–2.3) (0.2–2.0) (14.8–42.6) (1.2–3.7) (1.1–5.7)
Single 33.2 2.7 3.7 12.3 1.3 0.9
  (24.8 – 42.8) (1.7–4.2) (2.1–6.6) (7.6–19.2) (0.83–2.2) (0.5–1.7)
Smoker       
No 11.8 1.0 1.0 13.9 1.0 1.0
  (8.3 – 16.6)    (10.6–18.1)   
Yes 20.6 1.3 1.46 14.1 1.18 1.1
  (14.5 – 28.4) (0.9–1.9) (0.8–2.8) (10.0–19.6) (0.8–1.7) (0.6–1.9)
Pap ever       
Yes 14.0 1.0 1 13.9 1.0 1.0
  (10.4–18.6)    (10.9–17.5)   
No 21.9 0.99 0.8 14.0 1.13 0.9
  (13.6–33.3) (0.6–1.7) (0.4–1.7) (8.4–22.4) (0.7–1.9) (0.4–1.9)
Residence       
Urban 16.7 1 1.0 13.6 1.0 1.0
  (12.9 – 21.2)    (10.7–17.1)   
Rural 5.0 0.4 0.2 16.8 1.3 1.08
  (2.1 – 11.2) (0.2–0.8) (0.1–0.7) (10.2–26.5) (0.8–2.1) (0.6–2.1)
Region       
North 22.7 1.0 1.0 8.5 1.0 1.0
  (16.6–30.3)    (4.5–15.6)   
Central 13.9 0.5 0.6 12.8 1.7 1.5
  (9.0–20.8) (0.3–0.9) (0.3–1.1) (8.9–18.1) (0.9–3.0) (0.7–3.5)
South 14.5 0.6 0.7 18.0 2.3 2.4
  (9.9–20.6) (0.4–0.88) (0.4–1.3) (14.0–22.9) (1.4–3.7) (1.1–5.0)
Extreme South 24.7 0.83 1.5 15.9 1.9 1.9
  (11.8–44.7) (0.4–1.8) (0.5–4.6) (6.9–32.4) (0.8–4.6) (0.6–5.9)