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Table 4 Reasons for the post-performance preference for self-specimen collection

From: A tailored within-community specimen collection strategy increased uptake of cervical cancer screening in a cross-sectional study in Ghana

Reasons Frequency Percentage
Health personnel sample collection was with slight pain and /or fear 35 68.6
Issues of privacy 6 11.8
Self-specimen collection was simple and easier to perform 6 11.8
Can’t explain 1 2.0
Stated no reason 3 5.9
Total 51 100.0