Risk factors associated with human papillomavirus prevalence and cervical neoplasia among Cameroonian women.

@article{Catarino2016RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with human papillomavirus prevalence and cervical neoplasia among Cameroonian women.},
  author={Rosa Catarino and Pierre Vassilakos and Pierre Marie Tebeu and Sonja Schaefer and Adamo Bongoe and Patrick Petignat},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={60-6}
}
BACKGROUND This study used community-based cervical cancer screening for high-risk human-papillomavirus (HPV) to determine demographic and lifestyle factors associated with HPV prevalence and cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 or worse (CIN2+). METHODS Women (n=838) aged 25-65 years were recruited in two sequential studies in Cameroon. Demographic and historical data were obtained from participants and specimens were self-collected for HPV-testing using real-time PCR. HPV-positive… CONTINUE READING