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Table 3 Associations between HSV types 1 or 2 and cancer status-NHANES 1999–2014

From: Seropositivity to herpes simplex virus type 2, but not type 1 is associated with cervical cancer: NHANES (1999–2014)

HSV1 aOR (95% CI) P value
Any cancer 1.32 (0.97–1.79) 0.07
Breast cancer 2.04 (0.78–5.37) 0.14
Cervical cancer 1.04 (0.60–1.80) 0.89
Ovarian cancer 1.57 (0.37–6.64) 0.54
Uterine cancer 6.03 (1.52–23.87) 0.01
HSV2 aOR (95% CI) P value
Any cancer 1.47 (1.01–2.14) 0.04
Breast cancer 0.69 (0.20–2.40) 0.56
Cervical cancer 1.72 (1.06–2.79) 0.03
Ovarian cancer 1.56 (0.50–4.94) 0.44
Uterine cancer 3.49 (1.03–11.85) 0.04
  1. Abbreviations: HSV1, herpes simplex virus type 1; HSV2, herpes simplex virus type 2; aOR, Adjusted odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; NHANES, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
  2. Model was adjusted for age, education, race, poverty income ratio, body mass index, smoking status, alcohol-use status and HIV status