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Table 3 Reasons for consulting a doctor after normal and abnormal self-test result (multiple entries possible)

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

  Abnormal test result
N = 108
Normal test result
N = 411
Consulted doctor N = 78 (72.2%) N = 24 (5.8%)
To discuss complaints 41 9
For treatment 31 0
To discuss the self-test result 27 8
To ask for a new test 16 6
To discuss concerns about having a disease 6 6
To receive more information about a disease 4 0
To receive more information about the self-test 2 4
To ask for other tests 2 2
To ask for referral to a hospital 2 0