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Table 3 Prevalence of at least one high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) genotype by sexual behaviour

From: Distribution of genital human papillomavirus genotypes in benign clinical manifestations among men from Northern Spain

  Number of lifetime sexual partners HPV specific genotypes
<2 2–5 6–10 >10 HPV 6 HPV 16 HPV 84
Sexual behaviour        
MSM 2/7 (29) 18/27 (67) 10/12 (83) 7/8 (88 %) 21/54 (39) 18/54 (33) 10/54 (19)
Heterosexual 8/26 (31) 25/56 (45) 1/2 (50) 0 30/84 (36) 12/84 (14) 8/84 (10)
Statistics      Chi square = 0.14 Chi square = 7.01 Chi square = 2.345
     p = 0.706 p = 0.008 p = 0.126
  1. Column for number of lifetime sexual partners shows all high-risk genotypes found in different groups whereas HPV specific genotypes column includes only oncogenic HPV 16 and low-risk HPV 6 and HPV 84 presence in total specimens
  2. MSM men that had sex with men