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Table 2 Characteristics of study participants

From: “The best thing is that you are doing it for yourself” – perspectives on acceptability and feasibility of HPV self-sampling among cervical cancer screening clients in Tanzania: a qualitative pilot study

Sociodemographic characteristicsNumber (%)
Age
 Mean39
 26–292 (10%)
 30–3911 (52%)
 40–495 (24%)
 50–523 (14%)
Education
 Primary10 (48%)
 Secondary7 (33%)
 University4 (19%)
Marital status
 Married17 (81%)
 Single3 (14%)
 Widow1 (5%)
Religion
 Christian12 (57%)
 Muslim8 (38%)
 Other1 (5%)
No of pregnancies
 02 (10%)
 1–27 (32%)
 3–46 (29%)
 5–66 (29%)
HIV status
 positive1 (5%)
 negative20 (95%)
HPV statusProvider-sampling
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Self-sampling
positive2 (10%)
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2 (10%)
negative19 (90%)
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19 (90%)
Total number of women21 (100%)