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Table 1 Age associations with cytological findings and HPV isolation by PCR. Rates are given per total n of women per age group

From: Hybrid capture vs. PCR screening of cervical human papilloma virus infections. Cytological and histological associations in 1270 women

Age, yrs HPV PCR data, n (%) Cytological data, n (%)
  HPV (-) HPV (+) Total WNL ASCUS LSIL HgSIL SCC AdenoCa Total
≤ 21 26(41.9) 36 (58.1) 62 43(69.4) 10 (16.1) 9(14.5) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 62
22 - 30 353(67.6) 169 (32.4) 522 425(81.4) 34(6.5) 59(11.3) 3(0.6) 1(0.2) 0(0) 522
30 - 45 304(64.8) 165 (35.2) 469 379(80.8) 43(9.2) 40(8.5) 4(0.9) 3(0.6) 0(0) 469
45 - 65 141(75.4) 46 (24.6) 187 156(83.4) 14(5) 11(5.9) 3(1.6) 2(1.1) 1(0.5) 187
> 65 24(80) 6 (20) 30 26(86.7) 0(0) 0(0) 0(0) 4(13.3) 0(0) 30
Total 873 397 1270 1029 101 119 10 10 1 1270