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Table 3 Factors associated with willingness to have a sexual health consultation by different media

From: Young people's views on the potential use of telemedicine consultations for sexual health: results of a national survey

   In person    Telephone    Webcam   
Variable   Willing Unwilling p value* Willing Unwilling p value* Willing Unwilling p value*
Gender Male 151 (87%) 22 (13%) 0.33 119 (69%) 54 (31%) 0.07 63 (36%) 110 (64%) 0.01
  Female 410 (84%) 77 (16%)   297 (61%) 190 (39%)   127 (26%) 360 (74%)  
Age 16 to 19 173 (81%) 41 (19%) 0.04 147 (69%) 67 (31%) 0.04 63 (29%) 151 (71%) 0.86
  20 to 24 390 (87%) 58 (13%)   270 (60%) 178 (40%)   129 (29%) 319 (71%)  
Remoteness Major city 474 (87%) 74 (14%) 0.03 353 (64%) 195 (36%) 0.06 158 (29%) 390 (71%) 1
  Non-major city 87 (78%) 24 (22%)   61 (55%) 50 (45%)   32 (29%) 79(71%)  
Had an STI test Yes 207 (93%) 16 (7%) <0.01 140 (63%) 83 (37%) 0.9 66 (30%) 157 (70%) 0.8
  No 351 (81%) 82 (19%)   274 (63%) 159 (37%)   124 (29%) 309 (71%)  
Any same-sex partners No 498 (84%) 95 (16%) 0.03 365 (62%) 228 (38%) 0.02 160 (27%) 433 (73%) <0.01
  Yes 63 (94%) 4 (6%)   51 (76%) 16 (24%)   30 (45%) 37 (55%)  
Yearly visits to a doctor 0 to 3 303 (85%) 55 (15%) 0.75 234 (65%) 124 (35%) 0.17 111 (31%) 247 (69%) 0.22
  4+ 260 (86%) 44 (15%)   183 (60%) 121 (40%)   81 (27%) 223 (73%)  
Partner total 0-2 440 (84%) 86 (16%) 0.05 327 (62%) 199 (38%) 0.39 141 (27%) 385 (73%) 0.01
  3+ 123 (90%) 13 (10%)   90 (66%) 46 (34%)   51 (38%) 85 (63%)  
  1. *Chi-square test