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Table 1 Reasons for not having a Pap test in the last 6 years, NHIS 2008 (n=115)a.

From: Reasons for not adhering to cervical cancer screening guidelines and HPV knowledge among HIV indeterminate midlife women (50-64 years old) whose last Pap test was >6 years ago

Reasons Abn Pap No Abn Pap Total
  n %b n %b %b
No reason/didn’t think about it/put it off/didn’t get to it/don’t know 2 1.2 35 38.8 40.0
Cost was too expensive/no insurance/didn’t have a doctor 6 4.4 32 27.8 32.2
Didn’t need/doctor didn’t order it/not having any problems 2 3.7 17 11.5 15.2
Too painful, unpleasant, or embarrassing 1 0.9 4 2.6 3.5
Other 1 1.5 8 7.5 9.0
  1. amissing (n=7); bweighted percent