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Table 3 Opinions about self-sampling, N = 515 [n (%)]

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

No. Question No Yes No opinion Missing value
2 Do you find self-sampling a good solution to reach more women who do not go to a general practitioner or gynaecologist for a Pap smear? 9 (1.8) 481 (93.4) 13 (2.5) 12 (2.3)
3 We would like to know your opinion about the following statements (assuming that the self-sample and the clinician-taken sample have similar accuracy)
3a I find that a sample taken by a doctor is better than a self-sample 139 (26.9) 227 (44.1) 128 (24.9) 21 (4.1)
3b I think that most women will choose a self-sample instead of going to a doctor 115 (22.3) 297 (57.7) 86 (16.7) 17 (3.3)
3c Self-sampling is good for women who don’t have taken a Pap smear 15 (2.9) 462 (89.7) 22 (4.3) 16 (3.1)