Pregnant Women's Attitudes for Accepting or Declining a Serum-Alpha-Fetoprotein Test

@article{Sandn1988PregnantWA,
  title={Pregnant Women's Attitudes for Accepting or Declining a Serum-Alpha-Fetoprotein Test},
  author={M. Sand{\'e}n and P. Bjurulf},
  journal={Scandianavian Journal of Social Medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={16},
  pages={265 - 271}
}
This study analyzes attitudes which influence women in their decisions to accept or decline a serum-Alpha-FetoProtein (se-AFP) test. The survey covers all women who have visited antenatal clinics offering the se-AFP test in a given area during a specified period. All in all, the pregnant women answered four questionnaires: three before and one after delivery. 19% of the women declined the se-AFP test. During pregnancy, the women who did not take the se-AFP test said that the reason was anxiety… Expand
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