Offer and uptake of prenatal screening for Down syndrome in women from different social and ethnic backgrounds.

@article{Rowe2008OfferAU,
  title={Offer and uptake of prenatal screening for Down syndrome in women from different social and ethnic backgrounds.},
  author={Rachel E. Rowe and David Puddicombe and Christine A. Hockley and Maggie Redshaw},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 13},
  pages={1245-50}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare offer and uptake of prenatal screening for Down syndrome in women from different social and ethnic backgrounds. METHOD A total of 4800 randomly selected women in England were sent a survey three months after they had given birth; 2960 women responded. Odds ratios (OR) for reported offer and uptake of screening comparing women by area deprivation and ethnicity were calculated. RESULTS In all, 65% of women reported having screening; 89% reported being offered screening… CONTINUE READING

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