About 26% Of U.S. Girls, Women Ages 14 To 59 Have HPV, About 2% Have Strains 16 Or 18, Study Says

Fri, 02 Mar 2007 05:00 PM EST

... Of U.S. women and girls ages 14 to 59, about 24.9 million women, or 26.8%, have the human papillomavirus, and about 2% of women and girls in the age group have HPV strains 16 or 18, which together cause about 70% of cervical cancer cases, according to a study published in the Feb. [click link for full article] ...