Risk factors for high-risk type human papillomavirus infection among Mexican-American women.

@article{Giuliano1999RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for high-risk type human papillomavirus infection among Mexican-American women.},
  author={Anna Regina Giuliano and Mary R. Papenfuss and Astrid Schneider and May Nour and Kristofer Hanneson Hatch},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 7},
  pages={
          615-20
        }
}
Minority women in the United States experience a disproportionately high burden of the more than 2 million yearly cases of squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix. Risk factors for squamous intraepithelial lesions of the cervix are infection with the sexually acquired human papillomavirus (HPV), an early age at first intercourse, history of multiple sexual partners, oral contraceptive use, high parity, lower socioeconomic status, poor diet, immunosuppression, and promiscuous male sexual… CONTINUE READING

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