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Table 4 Reason for non-acceptance of cervical cancer screening among the respondents

From: Willingness and acceptability of cervical cancer screening among HIV positive Nigerian women

Reason n(%)
Cost of test related issues 108(35.2)
Religious denial 43(14.0)
Requires partners permission 38(12.4)
Time to take the test/ long waiting time 39(12.7)
“Am pregnant/Recently delivered” 33(10.7)
“Am afraid to take the test” 13(4.2)
Taken the test before 9(2.9)
Had surgery of the vulva 1(0.3)
No reason 23(7.5)
Total 307(100.0)