Table 1

Demographic characteristics of HPV-positive and HPV-negative patients

Total (n = 89)HPV-positive (n = 18)HPV-negative (n = 71)Fisher’s exact test
No.%No.%No.%Pr ≤ P
Gender
 Male6471.91583.34969.00.4
 Female2528.1316.72231.0
Age
 <59 years4449.41477.83042.20.009
 ≥59 years4550.6422.24157.8
Tobacco
 Current smoker4853.9950.03954.90.9
 Former smoker2932.6633.32332.4
 Never smoker1213.5316.7912.7
Alcohol
 Current regular5460.71372.24157.80.6
 Former regular1415.7316.71115.5
 Never used2022.5211.11825.4
 Unknown11.10011.4
Alcohol intake
 Ever users (we/wk)a n = 68
  Light (≤35)4465.71593.8297.10.007
  Heavy (>35)2334.316.22252.9
  Unknown101
  • a we/wk, whiskey-equivalents/wk = the number of glasses of wine, bottles of beer, and shots of hard alcohol consumed in 1 week.