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Table 1 Results of patient questionnaire; multiple positive responses were possible for each item

From: Capsule colonoscopy increases uptake of colorectal cancer screening

Reasons for general interest in colorectal cancer screening (n = 147)*   
I think prevention is generally important 111 75.5 %
My general physician recommended screening 29 19.7 %
Mainly due to the invitation by BKK 24 125 85.0 %
Since capsule colonoscopy is free 52 35.4 %
Others 8 5.4 %
Reasons to choose capsule colonoscopy (n = 89)**   
Sounds more pleasant 82 92.1 %
I am afraid of colonoscopy pain 10 11.2 %
I am afraid of sedation 4 4.5 %
I am afraid of colonoscopy complications 11 12.4 %
Others 2 2.2 %
Reasons to choose colonoscopy (n = 37)**   
Colonoscopy is the standard method 8 21.6 %
Colonoscopy enables biopsy and polypectomy 31 83.8 %
Others 2 5.4 %
  1. *from questionnaire before the interview with physician.
  2. **from questionnaire after the interview with physician.