Table 4

Associations between the presence of HPV 16/18 DNA and clinicopathological parametersa

ParameterHPV16HPV18
− (%)+ (%)− (%)+ (%)
Tumor type
 Adenocarcinoma47 (56.6)36 (43.4)42 (50.6)41 (49.4)
 Squamous cell carcinoma44 (75.9)14 (24.1)41 (70.7)17 (29.3)
P0.0300.027
Tumor stage
 I26 (56.5)20 (43.5)26 (56.5)20 (43.5)
 II34 (81.0)8 (19.0)27 (64.3)15 (35.7)
 III31 (58.5)22 (41.5)30 (56.6)23 (43.4)
P0.0290.696
  • a The HPV 16/18 DNA detection was performed by nested PCR.