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Table 1 Characteristics of the women invited to the group interviews

From: Consequences of screening in cervical cancer: development and dimensionality of a questionnaire

Group interviews Abnormal screening test Number of invited participants (age range) Number of actual participants Inclusion criteria
1 ASCUS & LSIL 20 (<  30 years) 4 Waiting for their 6-month follow-up
2 ASCUS & LSIL 20 (<  30 years) 1 1–12 months after a 6-month normal follow-up result
3 HSIL 20 (23–65 years) 2 After a normal colposcopy and cervical biopsies
4 ASCUS & LSIL + HPV negative 20 (>  30 years) 4 Waiting for their 12-month follow-up
5 ASCUS & LSIL + HPV positive or negative 20 (>  30 years) 6 1–12 months after a 12-month normal follow-up result
  1. ASCUS Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance, LSIL Low grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion, HSIL High grade Squamous Intraepithelial Lesion, HPV Human papillomavirus