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Table 2 Knowledge and uptake of SRH self-care interventions among GVPS participants in the EMR

From: Sexual and reproductive health self-care interventions in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from a cross-sectional values and preferences survey to inform WHO normative guidance on self-care interventions

Self-care intervention I know what this is and where to go to access this
n (%)
Myself/my partner ever used
n (%)
Reproductive health   
Oral contraceptive pill 50 (98.0), total n = 51 8 (18.6), total n = 43
Emergency contraception 39 (81.3), total n = 48 9 (20.9), total n = 43
Contraceptive patch 26 (54.2), total n = 48 3 (7.0), total n = 43
Vaginal ring 29 (61.7), total n = 47 1 (2.4), total n = 42
Self-injectable long-acting contraceptive 25 (53.2), total n = 47 3 (7.1), total n = 42
Diaphragm or cervical cap 21 (45.7), total n = 46 2 (4.7), total n = 43
Abortion self-management 34 (70.8), total n = 48 4 (9.5), total n = 42
Web-based reproductive health information 35 (72.9), total n = 48 22 (51.2), total n = 43
Reproductive health mobile phone app 21 (43.8), total n = 48 10 (23.8), total n = 42
Sexual health   
STI self-testing 23 (47.9), total n = 48 4 (9.5), total n = 42
HIV self-testing 24 (50.0), total n = 48 5 (11.9), total n = 42
Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) 19 (40.4), total n = 47 3 (7.3), total n = 41
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) 17 (37.0), total n = 46 4 (9.5), total n = 42
HIV treatment (antiretroviral therapy) 32 (66.7), total n = 48 0 (0.0), total n = 42
STI medication treatment 34 (75.6), total n = 45 4 (9.5), total n = 42
Web-based sexual health information 36 (75.0), total n = 48 20 (47.6), total n = 42
Sexual health mobile phone app 11 (22.9), total n = 48 7 (16.7), total n = 42