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Table 3 Intention to take up screening and the burden/inconvenience and worry associated with each screening test

From: Public attitudes towards screening for kidney cancer: an online survey

Screening test Mean Burden/ inconvenience (mean ± sd)* Worry (mean ± sd)* Intention to take up screening
Unlikely n (%) Likely n (%)
Urine test 1.2 (± 0.5) 1.2 (± 0.6) 60 (5.9) 961 (94.1)
Blood test 1.6 (± 0.7) 1.4 (± 0.7) 99 (9.7) 922 (90.3)
Ultrasound scan 1.6 (± 0.8) 1.3 (± 0.7) 107 (10.5) 914 (89.5)
Low dose CT scan 1.9 (± 0.9) 1.7 (± 0.9) 217 (21.3) 804 (78.8)
Low dose CT scan combined with lung screening** 49 (4.8) 962 (94.2)
  1. *1=none and 5=very great; **10 participants did not answer this question.