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Table 2 Types and prevalence of vaginal health and hygiene product use

From: Vaginal health and hygiene practices and product use in Canada: a national cross-sectional survey

Product Ever used (N = 1435) Used 3 months prior
Internal
N (%)
External
N (%)
Internal
N (%)
External
N (%)
Vaginal moisturizers/lubricants 583 (40.6) 430 (30) 289 (20.1) 220 (15.3)
Vaginal tablets 500 (34.8) 43 (3)
Anti-itch creams 370 (25.8) 715 (49.8) 44 (3.1) 134 (9.3)
Vaginal wipes 60 (4.2) 602 (42) 37 (2.6) 273 (19)
Vaginal washes/cleansers 58 (4.0) 168 (11.7) 11 (0.8) 66 (4.6)
Baby/antiseptic wipes 37 (2.6) 597 (41.6) 17 (1.2) 260 (18.1)
Hand/body lotion 28 (2.0) 304 (21.2) 6 (0.4) 170 (11.8)
Baby oil 28 (2.0) 149 (10.4) 5 (0.3) 37 (2.6)
Vaginal deodorant suppositories 20 (1.4) 4 (0.3)
Liquid/gel sanitizers 12 (0.8) 26 (1.8) 2 (0.2) 11 (0.8)
Vaginal sprays 8 (0.6) 81 (5.6) 3 (0.3) 14 (1.0)
Vaginal powders 8 (0.6) 78 (5.4) 4 (0.3) 30 (2.1)
Shaving cream 719 (50.1) 361 (25.2)
Other (listed in text box)