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Table 1 Sociodemographic and sexual conduct characteristics associated with precancerous lesions and cervical cancer

From: The CpG island methylator phenotype increases the risk of high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions and cervical cancer

  Non-SIL LSIL HSIL CC P
n = 58 % n = 107 % n = 29 % n = 51 %
Age (years)a 37.59 ± 10.97 35.78 ± 11.94 39.37 ± 13.29 57.12 ± 13.18 0.001b
Range 19–68 19–74 20–63 31–84  
Smoking status
 No 52 89.66 89 83.18 24 82.76 35 68.63 0.042c
 Yes 6 10.34 15 14.02 3 10.34 10 19.61  
 Unknown 0 0.0 3 2.80 2 6.90 6 11.76  
Alcohol consumption
 No 31 53.45 54 50.47 20 68.97 36 70.59  < 0.001c
 Yes 27 46.55 50 46.73 7 24.14 9 17.65  
 Unknown 0 0.0 3 2.80 2 6.90 6 11.76  
Parity
 None 33 55.93 62 57.94 6 20.69 2 3.92  < 0.001c
 1–2 18 30.51 26 24.30 4 13.79 5 9.80  
 3–5 6 10.17 16 14.95 7 24.14 17 33.33  
 ≥ 6 1 1.69 0 0.0 8 27.59 25 49.02  
 Unknown 1 1.69 3 2.80 4 13.79 2 3.92  
Sexual age of onset
 < 16 3 5.08 12 11.21 5 17.24 16 31.37  < 0.001c
 16–20 39 66.10 53 49.53 19 65.52 24 47.06  
 > 20 16 27.12 40 37.38 3 10.34 8 15.69  
 Unknown 1 1.69 2 1.87 2 6.90 3 5.88  
Number of life time sexual partners
 1–2 48 81.36 75 70.09 22 75.86 35 68.63 0.056c
 ≥ 3 10 16.95 28 26.17 4 13.79 9 17.65  
 Unknown 1 1.69 4 3.74 3 10.34 7 13.73  
Education (years)
 0 0 0.0 3 2.80 7 24.14 19 37.25  < 0.001c
 6 2 3.39 7 6.54 7 24.14 22 43.14  
 9 4 6.78 8 7.48 3 10.34 0 0.0  
 12 5 8.47 15 14.02 1 3.45 5 9.80  
 ≥ 13 48 81.36 70 65.42 9 31.03 1 1.96  
 Unknown 0 0.0 4 3.74 2 6.90 4 7.84  
  1. CC cervical cancer, HSIL high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, LSIL low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion, Non-SIL negative for squamous intraepithelial lesion
  2. aExpressed as mean ± standard deviation
  3. bKruskal-Wallis
  4. cchi-squared