Smoking Enhances Risk for New External Genital Warts in Men
AbstractRepeat episodes of HPV-related external genital warts reflect recurring or new infections. No study before has been sufficiently powered to delineate how tobacco use, prior history of EGWs and HIV infection affect the risk for new EGWs. Behavioral, laboratory and examination data for 2,835 Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study participants examined at 21,519 semi-annual visits were evaluated. Fourteen percent (391/2835) of men reported or were diagnosed with EGWs at 3% (675/21,519) of study visits. Multivariate analyses showed smoking, prior episodes of EGWs, HIV infection and CD4+ T-lymphocyte count among the infected, each differentially influenced the risk for new EGWs.
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Wiley, D.J.; Elashoff, D.; Masongsong, E.V.; Harper, D.M.; Gylys, K.H.; Silverberg, M.J.; Cook, R.L.; Johnson-Hill, L.M. Smoking Enhances Risk for New External Genital Warts in Men. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, 6, 1215-1234.
Wiley DJ, Elashoff D, Masongsong EV, Harper DM, Gylys KH, Silverberg MJ, Cook RL, Johnson-Hill LM. Smoking Enhances Risk for New External Genital Warts in Men. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2009; 6(3):1215-1234.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wiley, Dorothy J.; Elashoff, David; Masongsong, Emmanuel V.; Harper, Diane M.; Gylys, Karen H.; Silverberg, Michael J.; Cook, Robert L.; Johnson-Hill, Lisette M. 2009. "Smoking Enhances Risk for New External Genital Warts in Men." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 6, no. 3: 1215-1234.