Table 3

Odds ratio for the association of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA and cervical cancer in the IARC multicentre case–control study: preliminary data23 32 33

HPV DNA prevalence (%)
No. studiesControlsCasesOR (95% CI)
CI, confidence interval; IARC, Agency for Research on Cancer OR, odds ratio.
Squamous913.490.783.3 (54.9 to 105.3)
Adeno and mixed615.491.968.7 (36.2 to 130.5)