Experiences of early users of direct-to-consumer genomics in Switzerland: an exploratory study.

@article{Vayena2012ExperiencesOE,
  title={Experiences of early users of direct-to-consumer genomics in Switzerland: an exploratory study.},
  author={Effy Vayena and Elli G. Gourna and Jeremy Streuli and Ernst Hafen and Barbara Prainsack},
  journal={Public health genomics},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={352-62}
}
AIMS This study explores attitudes, motivations and self-reported impact in connection with direct-to-consumer (DTC) genomic testing amongst a group of life scientists in Switzerland. METHODS Data were collected through: (1) a self-completion online questionnaire, and (2) semi-structured qualitative interviews. Forty participants completed the questionnaire and 10 were interviewed. RESULTS Curiosity was mentioned as the primary reason for undergoing testing, while less significance was… CONTINUE READING
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