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Table 1 Characteristics of the respondents enrolled in the study (N = 515)

From: Cervical cancer screening using HPV tests on self-samples: attitudes and preferences of women participating in the VALHUDES study

Characteristics Number (%)
Age (years) (N = 511*)
 5-years age groups
  15-19 1 (0.2)
  20-24 9 (1.8)
  25-29 96 (18.8)
  30-34 79 (15.5)
  35-39 60 (11.7)
  40-44 72 (14.1)
  45-49 71 (13.9)
  50-54 56 (11.0)
  55-59 41 (8.0)
  60-64 23 (4.5)
  65-69 2 (0.4)
  70-74 1 (0.2)
Participants enrolled per colposcopy centre
 UZA 21 (4.1)
 UZ Brussels 53 (10.3)
 UZ Ghent 228 (44.3)
 CHU Liège 42 (8.2)
 RZ Tienen 171 (33.2)
Number of enrolments by calendar year (N = 512)
 2018 257 (50.2)
 2019 254 (49.6)
 2020 1 (0.2)
Self-reported HPV vaccination status
 vaccinated 106 (65.2)
 unvaccinated 336 (20.6)
 unknown 65 (12.6)
 missing value 8 (1.6)
Plastic vaginal brush devices
 Evalyn 238 (46.2)
 Qvintip 274 (53.2)
 missing value 3 (0.6)
  1. *4 missing values
  2. †3 missing values
  3. Abbreviations: UZA Antwerp University Hospital, UZ Brussels Brussels University Hospital, UZ Ghent Ghent University Hospital, CHU de Liège Liège University Hospital, RZ Tienen General Regional Hospital Heilig Hart Tienen