Knowledge, attitudes, and barriers to carrier screening for the Ashkenazi Jewish panel: a Florida experience

@article{Warsch2013KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, and barriers to carrier screening for the Ashkenazi Jewish panel: a Florida experience},
  author={Jessica R. L. Warsch and Sean Warsch and Elizabeth Herman and Lauren Zakarin and Adele S. Schneider and Jodi D. Hoffman and Deborah L Wasserman and Deborah Sara Barbouth},
  journal={Journal of Community Genetics},
  year={2013},
  volume={5},
  pages={223-231}
}
The knowledge, attitudes, and barriers to Jewish genetic diseases (JGDs) and screening and their relative importance in reproductive decision-making were assessed in a population-based sample of Ashkenazi Jewish young adults in Florida. These adults attended educational screening fairs hosted by The Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Diseases at the University of Miami. Parametric and nonparametric tests were used as appropriate to analyze data from a single group pretest… CONTINUE READING

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