Table 2.

Long-term persistence of prevalent and incident oral HPV16 infections in men (n = 23)

Prevalent (n = 10)Incident (n = 13)
PersistenceNumber of persistent infections/number of total infectionsa%Number of persistent infections/number of total infectionsa%
≥6 months10/101005/1338.5
≥12 months9/1090.04/1330.8
≥18 months9/1090.04/1330.8
≥24 months8/1080.01/1010.0
≥30 months6/875.01/1010.0
≥36 months4/757.10/90
≥42 months3/650.00/90
≥48 months2/540.00/90
  • aAs not all men were followed for 48 months, the number of total infections changes over time.