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Table 2 Life style, Pregnancy and Sexual Characteristics of 6150 HPV FOCAL Participants by Study Arm

From: A randomized controlled trial of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) testing for cervicalcancer screening: trial design and preliminary results (HPV FOCAL Trial)

  Arm  
  Control (%) Safety (%) Intervention (%) Total (%)
Smoked Regularly (Ever) 790 (41.3%) 746 (37.7%) 764 (40.4%) 2300 (39.8%)
Mean Age of Started Smoking in Years (N = 2300) 16.4 16.6 16.5 16.5
Current Smoker 150 (19.1%) 135 (18.2%) 144 (18.8%) 429 (18.7%)
History of Sexual Intercourse     
Never sexually active 8 (0.4%) 9 (0.4%) 6 (0.3%) 23 (0.4%)
Mean Age of Sexual Debut in Years (N = 5984) 18.8 18.8 18.7 18.8
Lifetime No. Male Sexual Partners (N = 6013)     
0 1 (0.1%) 4 (0.2%) 4 (0.2%) 9 (0.1%)
1 420 (21.2%) 429 (20.8%) 422 (21.4%) 1271 (21.1%)
2-5 650 (32.9%) 757 (36.6%) 685 (34.8%) 2092 (34.8%)
6-10 482 (24.4%) 458 (22.2%) 458 (23.3%) 1398 (23.2%)
11-50 391 (19.8%) 393 (19%) 376 (19.1%) 1160 (19.3%)
51-99 22 (1.1%) 23 (1.1%) 22 (1.1%) 67 (1.1%)
99+ 11 (0.6%) 3 (0.1%) 2 (0.1%) 16 (0.3%)
Male Sexual Partners in Past Six Months (N = 5990)     
0 294 (14.9%) 322 (15.6%) 324 (16.6%) 940 (15.7%)
1 1618 (82.1%) 1681 (81.4%) 1586 (81.2%) 4885 (81.6%)
2+ 59 (3%) 62 (3%) 44 (2.3%) 165 (2.8%)
History of Pregnancy     
Ever Pregnant before (N = 6004) 1588 (81.1%) 1654 (79.9%) 1602 (81.1%) 4844 (80.7%)
Mean age at first pregnancy (N = 4844) 26.5 26.5 26.3 26.5
Mean Number of Pregnancies (N = 4844) 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.7
Mean Age of Menarche (N = 6087) 12.8 12.9 12.8 12.8
Oral Contraceptive     
Ever 1765 (87.4%) 1824 (86.1%) 1743 (86.6%) 5332 (86.7%)
Mean Years on Oral Contraceptives (N = 5332) 9.0 8.9 9.0 9.0
Contraception Method     
Barrier (Ever) 1550 (76.8%) 1638 (77.3%) 1529 (76%) 4717 (76.7%)
Barrier (Current) 276 (13.7%) 293 (13.8%) 253 (12.6%) 822 (13.4%)
Vaginal (Ever) 197 (9.8%) 269 (12.7%) 243 (12.1%) 709 (11.5%)
Vaginal (Current) 7 (0.3%) 10 (0.5%) 11 (0.5%) 28 (0.5%)
Hormonal (Ever) 1771 (87.7%) 1829 (86.3%) 1746 (86.8%) 5346 (86.9%)
Hormonal (Current) 286 (14.2%) 291 (13.7%) 268 (13.3%) 845 (13.7%)
Permanent (Ever) 659 (32.6%) 689 (32.5%) 654 (32.5%) 2002 (32.6%)
Permanent (Current) 576 (28.5%) 626 (29.5%) 556 (27.6%) 1758 (28.6%)
Rhythm/Withdrawal (Ever) 204 (10.1%) 222 (10.5%) 176 (8.7%) 602 (9.8%)
Rhythm/withdrawal (Current) 53 (2.6%) 54 (2.5%) 39 (1.9%) 146 (2.4%)
Duration of HRT for Menopause in Years (N = 241) 4.2 4.5 5.6 4.7