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Table 1 Selected characteristics of the colposcopies performed

From: Can biopsies be omitted after normal colposcopy in women referred with low-grade cervical cytology? A prospective cohort study

Education level of colposcopist Nurse 51 (29.5%)
Resident 55 (31.8%)
Consultant 67 (38.7%)
Facility site Randers Region Hospital 78 (45.1%)
Horsens Region Hospital 65 (37.6%)
Aalborg University Hospital 2 (1.2%)
Gynecological private practice 28 (16.2%)
Referral diagnosis ASCUS 109 (63.0%)
LSIL 64 (37.0%)
HPV type determined Yes 91 (52.6%)
No 82 (47.4%)
HPV type HPV 16 5 (5.5%)
HPV 18 1 (1.1%)
HPV other high risk 69 (75.8%)
HPV 16 and other high risk 3 (3.3%)
HPV 18 and other high risk 2 (2.2%)
HPV 16, 18 and other high risk 1 (1.1%)
HPV tested – no HPV determined 10 (11.0%)
Former history of cervical dysplasia Yes 55 (31.8%)
No 118 (68.2%)
Visibility of the Squamocolumnar junction Yes (type 1) 100 (57.8%)
Partially (type 2) 26 (15.0%)
No (type 3) 47 (27.2%)
Median age   33.2 years (range 20–79)
Vaccination status Vaccinated 95 (53.8%)
Not vaccinated 73 (42.2%)
Ongoing 3 (1.7%)
Undisclosed 4 (2.3%)
  1. HPV, Human papillomavirus