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Table 3 Logistical barriers for participation and screening adherence

From: Factors affecting attendance to cervical cancer screening among women in the Paracentral Region of El Salvador: a nested study within the CAPE HPV screening program

  Total Attended screening Did not attend p-valuea
  n % n % n %
Total 409 100.0 360 100.0 49 100.0  
Distance to clinic from home        
  < 10 km 330 80.7 295 81.9 35 71.4  
 10–20 km 39 9.5 33 9.2 6 12.2  
  > 20 km 40 9.8 32 8.9 8 16.3 .18
Main transport method to clinicb        
 Walking 68 16.6 58 16.1 10 20.4  
 Personal vehicle 6 1.5 6 1.7 0 0.0  
 Friend’s vehicle 30 7.3 25 6.9 5 10.2  
 Public transport 305 74.6 271 75.5 34 69.4 .56
Someone in home owns a car 58 14.2 51 14.2 7 14.3 .98
Time to get to clinic from home        
  < 5 min 38 9.3 36 10.0 2 4.1  
  > 5–30 min 218 53.3 195 54.2 23 46.9  
  > 30–60 min 95 23.2 79 21.9 16 32.7  
  > 60 min 58 14.2 50 13.9 8 16.3 .23
  1. aChi-square or Fisher’s exact test
  2. b1 woman reported friend’s vehicle