TableĀ 2

Primary outcome measures

State-trait anxietyThe state-trait anxiety inventory short-form (S-STAI-6) is a six-item validated questionnaire used to measure state-trait anxiety.21Self-reported by participant in questionnaire.
General distressThe General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12) is a 12-item validated questionnaire used to measure general distress.22Self-reported by participant in questionnaire.
Test results (HPV and cytology)HPV and cytology screening results will be communicated to UCL from participating laboratories at NHS sites. Participants will receive one of six possible standardised results (see eligibility criteria for breakdown of groups). Screening result will act as the independent variable for primary analyses.Communicated to researchers at UCL from NHS clinical records.
  • HPV, human papillomavirus; NHS, National Health Service; UCL, University College London.