Public awareness and use of direct-to-consumer genetic tests: results from 3 state population-based surveys, 2006.

@article{Goddard2009PublicAA,
  title={Public awareness and use of direct-to-consumer genetic tests: results from 3 state population-based surveys, 2006.},
  author={Katrina A B Goddard and Debra Duquette and Amy Zlot and Jenny Johnson and Ann Annis-Emeott and Patrick W.K. Lee and Mary Pat Bland and Karen L. Edwards and Kristin Peterson Oehlke and Rebecca T. Giles and Ann P. Rafferty and Michelle L. Cook and Muin J. Khoury},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2009},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={442-5}
}
We conducted population-based surveys on direct-to-consumer nutrigenomic testing in Michigan, Oregon, and Utah as part of the 2006 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Awareness of the tests was highest in Oregon (24.4%) and lowest in Michigan (7.6%). Predictors of awareness were more education, higher income, and increasing age, except among those 65 years or older. Less than 1% had used a health-related direct-to-consumer genetic test. Public health systems should increase consumer and… CONTINUE READING

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