Table 2

Self-sampling and sexual health questions of pilot study participants

Self-samplingSexual health
87.2% willing to participate in self-sampling in the future
  • Educational methods:

  • 35% prefer learning through HCP

  • 31.6% want to use audiovisual material

  • 9.8% want to learn on their own

67% prefer self-sampling to HCP sampling7.5% want to learn with their partner
77.1% found self-sampling easy and 61.7% found it comfortable
  • Knowledge, attitude and behaviour:

  • 87.8% have some to very good knowledge about cervical cancer

  • 69.4% have some to very good knowledge about HPV

  • 83.7% did not know that both men and women can be HPV-infected

  • Relevance and comprehension of questions:

  • 74% found questions important

  • 69% found questions easy

  • HCP, healthcare provider.