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Table 3 Associations of perceived willingness to self-sample ano-rectal swabs

From: Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study

VariableWillingness n(%)Unwillingness n(%)Unsure n(%)Chi-square statistic (df)p-value
Age (n = 421)< 20 years n(%)71 (44.4)61 (38.1)28 (17.5)24.31 (2)0.00
20 years and above n(%)178 (68.2)51 (19.5)32 (12.3)
Number of sexual partners in the last 6 months (n = 418)None n(%)14 (48.3)11 (37.9)4 (13.8)5.92 (6)0.43
1 n(%)87 (60.8)35 (24.5)21 (14.7)
2–3 n(%)87 (55.4)45 (28.7)25 (15.9)
More than 3 n(%)60 (67.4)20 (22.5)9 (10.1)
Previous positive STI test (n = 421)Yes n(%)78 (64.5)21 (17.4)22 (18.2)8.48 (2)0.08
No n(%)171 (57.0)91 (30.3)38 (12.7)