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Table 2 Results of multivariable Poisson regression on any- or high risk-type HPV prevalence by central obesity or obesity, adult women aged 20–59 (N = 4126a) in NHANES 2003–2010

From: Excessive adiposity, metabolic health, and risks for genital human papillomavirus infection in adult women: a population-based cross-sectional study

  Any-HPV HR-HPV
   95 % CI    95 % CI  
  aPRb LL UL p-value aPRb LL UL p-value
WHtR > 0.6 0.98 0.90 1.07 0.671 0.95 0.84 1.08 0.437
Obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) 0.94 0.86 1.02 0.109 0.90 0.79 1.02 0.097
Central obesity (waist >88 cm) 0.91 0.84 0.99 0.030 0.92 0.79 1.07 0.279
  1. BMI body mass index. CI confidence interval, aPR adjusted prevalence ratio, LL lower limit, UL upper limit, WHtR Waist-to-height ratio
  2. aForty out of 4172 women had missing formation about number of lifetime partners; six were missing information about health insurance coverage
  3. bAdjusting for survey cycle, age, race/ethnicity, college degree or not, marital status, health insurance coverage or not, and lifetime sexual exposure