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Table 2 Acceptability ratings of the mobile clinic

From: Mobile sexual health services for adolescents: investigating the acceptability of youth-directed mobile clinic services in Cape Town, South Africa

Acceptability (1 = poor rating, 5 = high rating except where indicated otherwise) n Mdn (IQR) 1 2 3 4 5
n % n % n % n % n %
1. How easy was it to understand the counselling at the mobile clinic? 303 4.00 (4–5) 0 0% 1 0% 0 0% 166 55% 136 45%
2. Please rate how helpful was the mobile clinic service? 303 5.00 (4–5) 0 0% 0 0% 1 0% 138 46% 164 54%
3. Would you consider using the mobile clinic service again? 303 5.00 (4–5) 1 0% 0 0% 0 0% 113 37% 189 62%
4. How likely are you to tell others about the mobile clinic service? 303 5.00 (5–5) 1 0% 0 0% 0 0% 2 1% 300 99%
5. How happy were you with the time it took to be seen at the mobile clinic? 303 5.00 (4–5) 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 95 31% 208 69%
6. Please rate how friendly was the clinic service? 303 5.00 (5–5) 0 0% 2 1% 0 0% 68 22% 233 77%
7. How do mobile clinics compare with traditional clinics/ hospitals? 303 5.00 (4–5) 0 0% 1 0% 29 10% 81 27% 192 63%
8. How do mobile clinics staff compare with traditional clinics/ hospitals? 303 5.00 (4–5) 0 0% 1 0% 27 9% 76 25% 199 66%
9. How concerned are you that someone may see you at the mobile clinic? (reverse scored) 303 5.00 (5–5) 1 0% 19 6% 4 1% 13 4% 266 88%
10. Compared with traditional clinics, mobile clinics are 1 = much worse, 5 = much better 303 5.00 (4–5) 11 4% 29 10% 30 10% 64 21% 169 56%
11. Overall, how would you rate your experience at the mobile clinic? 303 5.00 (4–5) 0 0% 0 0% 14 5% 119 39% 170 56%
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