Table 7

Possible confounders and their distribution by treatment arm

ConfounderPlacebo4-HPRFisher’s exact test result, P
Age
 ≤35 yr15/1721/220.57
 ≥35 yr2/171/22
Histology
 CIN 29/174/220.04
 CIN38/1718/22
Lesion size
 =1/36/133/170.12
 >1/37/1314/17
HPV
 Negative4/138/150.27
 Positive9/137/15
History of STD
 No11/1715/22>0.99
 Yes6/177/22
Number of partners
 13/174/19>0.99
 >114/1715/19
Smoke
 No14/1710/220.02
 Yes3/1712/22
OCP use
 No8/1717/220.09
 Yes9/175/22