Estimating the attitude of immigrants toward primary prevention of the hemoglobinopathies.

@article{Giordano2005EstimatingTA,
  title={Estimating the attitude of immigrants toward primary prevention of the hemoglobinopathies.},
  author={Piero Carlo Giordano and Ashwin A. Dihal and Cornelis L. Harteveld},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={885-93}
}
OBJECTIVES We conducted population specific confidential enquiries among immigrants who had never experienced hemoglobinopathies, to study the reliability of this approach in estimating the wish for primary prevention by prenatal diagnosis and selective abortion. METHODS We collected data from Surinamese Hindustanis (n = 119), Surinamese and Antillean Afro-Americans (n = 105) and North Africans (mainly Moroccans) (n = 102), living in Holland. We also interviewed 105 informed individuals of… CONTINUE READING
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