Table 4

Prevalence of multiple human papillomavirus (HPV) types in patients with cervical cancer and women without cervical cancer

Ref% Of all specimens% Of all the HPV +ve% Of all specimens
IARC, International Agency for Research on Cancer.
32 IARC multicentre4–20%10%1–3%
37 Rural Costa Rica32%38%4%
35 Rural Mozambique41%15%
41 Imprisoned women, Spain71%20%
42 HIV +ve, USA42%
HIV -ve, USA16%