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Table 4 Barriers to RTI/STI services mentioned by respondents

From: Care seeking behaviour and barriers to accessing services for sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in Laos: a cross-sectional study

  Sought treatment for RTI/STI   
Barriers Yes   No   Total  
  n = 90 % n = 155 % n = 245 %
   Long waiting time 60 66.7 23 20.0 83 32.7
   Inconvenient location 28 31.1 57 49.6 85 33.5
   Judgmental attitude 9 10.0 20 17.4 29 11.4
   Bureaucratic procedures 8 8.9 8 7.0 16 6.3
   Lack of money 6 6.7 22 19.1 28 11.0
   Don't know where to go 4 4.4 29 25.2 33 13.0
   Don't have time 4 4.4 22 19.1 26 10.2
   Lack of confidentiality 0 0 19 16.5 19 7.5
   Don't care not important 0 0 16 13.9 16 6.3
   Afraid of the result 0 0 1 0.9 1 0.4
  1. * Multiple responses were allowed; the sums of responses are therefore greater than 100%