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Table 4 HPV infection is likely to be sexually acquired: systematic meta-analysis

From: Oral sex, cancer and death: sexually transmitted cancers

Systematic meta-analysis Oropharyngeal cancer Oral cancer Laryngeal cancer
HPV prevalence (%) 35.6 23.5 24
HPV 16 prevalence (%) 86.7 68.2 69.2
HPV 18 prevalence (%) 1 8 3.9
  1. Modified from Kreimer AR, Clifford GM, Boyle P, Franceschi S. Human papillomavirus types in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas worldwide: a systematic review. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2005 Feb;14(2):467–75.