Measuring genetic knowledge: a brief survey instrument for adolescents and adults.

@article{FitzgeraldButt2016MeasuringGK,
  title={Measuring genetic knowledge: a brief survey instrument for adolescents and adults.},
  author={Sara Fitzgerald-Butt and Allison Bodine and Kevin M Fry and Jerry Ash and Ali N. Zaidi and Vidu Garg and Cynthia A Gerhardt and Kim L McBride},
  journal={Clinical genetics},
  year={2016},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={235-43}
}
Basic knowledge of genetics is essential for understanding genetic testing and counseling. The lack of a written, English language, validated, published measure has limited our ability to evaluate genetic knowledge of patients and families. Here, we begin the psychometric analysis of a true/false genetic knowledge measure. The 18-item measure was completed… CONTINUE READING