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Table 3 Acceptability for a self-sampling device

From: Self-sampling for human papillomavirus DNA detection: a preliminary study of compliance and feasibility in BOLIVIA

No. (%) of women who answered the corresponding statement
Region N Was self-sampling easy to perform? Was self-sampling comfortable to perform?
With cotton swab? With vaginal tampon? With cotton swab? With vaginal tampon?
Yes No NAa Yes No NAa Yes No NAa Yes No NAa
Urban 96 (100) 70 (73) 10 (10) 16 (17) 57 (59) 19 (20) 20 (21) 76 (79) 6 (6) 14 (15) 54 (56) 17 (18) 25 (26)
Peri-urban 66 (100) 52 (79) 6 (9) 8 (12) 37 (56) 18 (27) 11 (17) 53 (80) 4 (6) 9 (14) 30 (45) 21 (32) 15 (23)
Rural 60 (100) 49 (82) 6 (10) 5 (8) 38 (63) 13 (22) 9 (15) 48 (80) 6 (10) 6 (10) 42 (70) 10 (17) 8 (13)
Total 222 (100) 171 (77) 22 (10) 29 (13) 132 (59) 50 (23) 40 (18) 177 (80) 16 (7) 29 (13) 126 (56) 48 (22) 48 (22)
  1. aNo answer