Attitudes towards prenatal testing and termination of pregnancy in British Pakistani parents and relatives of children with recessive conditions in the UK.

@article{Ahmed2012AttitudesTP,
  title={Attitudes towards prenatal testing and termination of pregnancy in British Pakistani parents and relatives of children with recessive conditions in the UK.},
  author={Shenaz Ahmed and Masood Ahmed and Syed Muhammad Sharif and Emma Sheridan and George Rodney Taylor},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2012},
  volume={32 10},
  pages={
          954-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare British Pakistani parents' and their relatives' attitudes to prenatal testing (PND) and termination of pregnancy (TOP) for a range of conditions. METHOD A total of 222 British Pakistani participants: 117 parents of children with a child with a genetic condition (52 fathers and 65 mothers) and 103 of their relatives (51 males and 52 females) completed a structured questionnaire about their attitudes toward PND and TOP for 30 different conditions. RESULTS Parents were… CONTINUE READING
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