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Table 1 Participants’ demographics and behavioural characteristics in relation to P16 status (denoting HPV status)

From: A descriptive study of human papilloma virus in upper aero-digestive squamous cell carcinoma at Uganda cancer institute assessed by P16 immunohistochemistry

Variable P16 status (denoting HPV) P value
Positive n (%) Negative n (%)  
Sex    0.695
 Male 9 (19.2) 38 (80.8)  
 Female 3 (25) 9 (75)  
Age    0.175
  ≤ 40 0 (0.0) 9 (19.2)  
 41–50 2 (16.7) 13 (27.7)  
 51–60 7 (58.3) 14 (29.8)  
  > 60 3 (25.0) 11 (23.4)  
Substance use    0.649
 None 5 (31.3) 11 (68.7)  
 Tobacco use only 1 (20) 4 (80)  
 Alcohol use only 1 (14.3) 6 (85.7)  
 Both alcohol and tobacco use 5 (16.1) 26 (83.9)  
Sexual partners    1
 None / one only 5 (20) 20 (80)  
 More than one 7 (20.6) 27 (79.4)  
Oral sex    0.906
 Declined 2 (18.2) 9 (81.8)  
 No 8 (22.9) 27 (77.1)  
 Yes 2 (15.4) 11 (84.6)  
HIV status    0.718
 Positive 4 (25) 12 (75)  
 Negative 8 (18.6) 35 (81.4)  
  1. Participants’ demographics and behavior characteristics were evaluated using proportions and frequencies