Skip to main content

Table 1 Number and percentage of respondents who had ever performed a self-test (multiple entries possible) and frequency of true home testing

From: How do people respond to self-test results? A cross-sectional survey

  N % of all respondents (N = 4416) % true home tests*
Total 799 18.1 44
Diabetes 232 5.3 56
Kidney disease 216 4.9 92
Cholesterol 198 4.5 23
Urinary tract infection 85 1.9 46
AIDS/HIV 71 1.6 9
Chlamydia 71 1.6 3
Ovulation** 53 1.2 98
Allergies 49 1.1 14
Anaemia 48 1.1 13
Syphilis 38 0.9 8
Hepatitis B/C 37 0.8 3
Female fertility 35 0.8 80
Glandular fever 34 0.8 29
Vaginal infection/candida 34 0.8 12
HPV 18 0.4 17
Influenza 17 0.4 65
Pharyngitis 16 0.4 50
Male fertility 14 0.3 29
Thyroid disease 12 0.3 8
Blood coagulation 9 0.2 33
Osteoporosis 8 0.2 13
Hereditary disease 6 0.1 0
Prostate cancer 5 0.1 40
Intestinal cancer 3 0.1 67
Gluten intolerance 2 0.04 50
Helicobacter pylori 2 0.04 50
Liver disease 2 0.04 0
Other** 93 2.1 60
  1. * Percentage of the tests that were performed as true home tests
  2. * * Tests excluded in second questionnaire