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Table 2 Participating women’s level of satisfaction with the HPV self-sampling program

From: Uptake and acceptability of human papillomavirus self-sampling in rural and remote aboriginal communities: evaluation of a nurse-led community engagement model

Aspects of the self-sampling program(5) very satisfied(4) satisfied(3) neither satisfied/ dissatisfied(2) dissatisfied(1) very dissatisfied
1.1 HPV self-sampling kit
The kit provided everything to complete the self-sampling test? (n = 200)199 (99.5%)1 (0.5%)
Satisfaction with the self-sampling instructions (n = 200)196 (98.0%)1 (0.5%)1 (0.5%)2 (1%)
1.2 HPV self-sampling process
Process clearly explained by the CEW (n = 197)188 (95.4%)5 (2.5%)3 (1.5%)1 (0.5%)
Able to ask questions and receive answers in a timely manner? (n = 186a)183 (98.4%)2 (1.1%)1 (0.5%)
The process was simple (n = 197)187 (94.9%)4 (2%)4 (2%)2 (1.0%)
Provided with privacy and confidentiality (n = 197)182 (92.4%)6 (3.0%)7 (3.6%)2 (1.0%)
1.3 Results
Results were provided in an easy to understand format (n = 174b)136 (78.2%)6 (3.4%)9 (5.2%)3 (1.7%)20 (11.5%)
 < 2 weeks< 3 weeks> 3 weeksUnsureNot at time PHCN made contactc
Mailed results returned within 2 weeks (n = 195)148 (75.9%)13 (6.7%)6 (3.1%)13 (6.7%)15 (7.7%)
  1. a Eight participants said they did not need to ask questions and six did not respond to this question
  2. b Some participants had not yet received results and thus not applicable or did not respond to this question
  3. c The hard copy paper results were not yet received by the participant at the time the PHCN provided the results verbally over the phone (this may have been within two weeks of the self-sampling test)