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Table 2 Frequency distribution of hr-HPV types and hr-HPV E6/E7 mRNA

From: High prevalence of and factors associated with human papillomavirus infection among women attending a tertiary hospital in Gauteng Province, South Africa

Hr-HPV types Hr-HPV -positive n (%)
n = 253
95%CI Hr-HPV E6/E7 mRNA positive
n (%)
95%CI
Single Test Positive only
HPV-16 only 22 (8.7) 5.2–12.2 21 (95.4) 77.1–99.9
HPV-18 only 8 (3.2) 1.0–5.3 6 (75.0) 34.9–96.8
Other 12 h-HPVs only 172 (68.0) 62.2–73.7 137 (79.6) 72.8–85.4
Multiple Tests Positive only
HPV-16 + 18 2 (0.8) 0.1–2.8 2 (100) 15.8–100
HPV-16 + Other 12 h-HPVs 28 (11.1) 7.2–14.9 27 (96.4) 81.6–99.9
HPV-18 + Other 12 h-HPVs 11 (4.3) 1.8–6.9 11 (100) 71.5–100
HPV-16 + 18 + Other 12 h-HPVs 10 (4.0) 1.6–6.4 9 (90.0) 55.5–99.7