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Table 5 Schoolgirls’ appraisal of the reusable pads (n = 91)

From: Schoolgirls’ experience and appraisal of menstrual absorbents in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional evaluation of reusable sanitary pads

  Percent Number
How much did you like the AFRIpad?   
 Dislike it very much 2.2 2
 Dislike it a little 1.1 1
 Like it a little 4.4 4
 Like it very much 92.3 84
AFRIpads cost 15,000 shillings (UGX)a and last for a year. Would you be able to afford them?   
 No 52.3 46
 Maybe 2.3 2
 Yes 45.5 40
If you had 15,000 shillings, how likely would you be to buy the AFRIpads?   
 Not at all likely 3.4 3
 Slightly likely 14.8 13
 Moderately likely 1.1 1
 Very likely 37.5 33
 Extremely likely 43.2 38
  1. afor reference, in the local area: school fees for one term 10,000 UGX, exercise book 200 UGX, soap (small piece) 500 UGX, soap (regular bar) 2000 UGX, laundry detergent (small bag) 2500 UGX, petticoat 1500 UGX, maize flour 1 kg 1500 UGX, rice 1 kg 3000 UGX