2008 - Young women's risk for first HPV infection was high and increased when the first male partner was sexually experienced

Nanda, Kavita; Cates, Ward
July 2008
ACP Journal Club;7/15/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 1, p13
Academic Journal
The article presents a study conducted by researcher R.L. Winer and colleagues on risk for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in young college girls, when their first male partner was sexually experienced. It was found that 39 women acquired HPV infection during follow-up. By survival analysis, the cumulative incidence of HPV infection associated with a first male sex partner was 29% at 12 months, 39% at 24 months, and 49% at 36 months.


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