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Table 6 Experience of women regarding the use of the self-sampling devices, 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 Fully agree Partly agree Don’t agree No opinion Missing value
8 How was your experience regarding the urine sampling with the Colli-Pee?
8a The sampling was easy 460
(89.3)
44
(8.5)
7
(1.4)
1
(0.2)
3
(0.6)
8b I found the sampling unpleasant 10
(1.9)
39
(7.6)
443
(86.0)
14
(2.7)
9
(1.8)
8c The sampling was painful 5
(1)
9
(1.8)
487
(94.6)
4
(0.8)
10
(1.9)
8d I think that I executed the sampling correctly 459
(89.1)
35
(6.8)
3
(0.6)
5
(1)
13
(2.5)
8e I would recommend this to my friends/family 398
(77.3)
66
(12.8)
10
(1.9)
35
(6.8)
6
(1.2)
8f I find urine sampling at home easier than a Pap smear, because then I don’t need to go to the doctor 275
(53.4)
150
(29.1)
42
(8.2)
44
(8.5)
4
(0.8)
No. Question Fully agree Partly agree Don’t agree No opinion Missing value
9 How was your experience regarding the vaginal self-sampling with the cotton swaba?
9a The sampling was easy 441
(85.6)
59
(11.5)
10
(1.9)
1
(0.2)
4
(0.8)
9b I found the sampling unpleasant 22
(4.3)
74
(14.4)
397
(77.1)
13
(2.5)
9
(1.8)
9c The sampling was painful 12
(2.3)
36
(7.0)
457
(88.7)
2
(0.4)
8
(1.6)
9d I think that I executed the sampling correctly 412
(80.0)
73
(14.2)
8
(1.6)
12
(2.3)
10
(1.9)
9e I would recommend this to my friends/family 359
(69.7)
92
(17.9)
27
(5.2)
31
(6.0)
6
(1.2)
9f I find self-sampling with a cotton swab at home easier than a Pap smear, because then I don’t need to go to the doctor 262
(52.2)
142
(27.6)
56
(10.9)
42
(8.2)
6
(1.2)
No. Question Fully agree Partly agree Don’t agree No opinion Missing value
10 How was your experience regarding the vaginal self-sampling with the plastic brushb?
10a The sampling was easy 433
(84.1)
65
(12.6)
10
(1.9)
2
(0.4)
5
(1.0)
10b I found the sampling unpleasant 18
(3.5)
62
(12.0)
413
(80.2)
11
(2.1)
11
(2.1)
10c The sampling was painful 9
(1.8)
36
(7.0)
457
(88.7)
1
(0.2)
12
(2.3)
10d I think that I executed the sampling correctly 402
(78.1)
75
(14.6)
10
(1.9)
14
(2.7)
14
(2.7)
10e I would recommend this to my friends/family 358
(69.5)
102
(19.8)
15
(2.9)
32
(6.2)
8
(1.6)
10f I find the self-sampling with a plastic brush at home easier than a Pap smear, because then I don’t need to go to the doctor 268
(52.0)
143
(27.8)
53
(10.3)
44
(8.5)
7
(1.4)
  1. aVaginal Multi-Collect swab (Abbott GmbH & Co. KG, Wiesbaden, Germany)
  2. bVaginal plastic brush: Evalyn-Brush (Rovers® Medical Devices B.V., Oss, The Netherlands) or Qvintip (Aprovix AB, Uppsala, Sweden)