The Impact of Test Outcome Certainty on Interest in Genetic Testing Among College Women

@article{Paglierani2003TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Test Outcome Certainty on Interest in Genetic Testing Among College Women},
  author={Lisa M. Paglierani and Heidi J. Kalkwarf and Susan L. Rosenthal and Carl A. Huether and Richard J. Wenstrup},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2003},
  volume={12},
  pages={131-150}
}
Osteoporosis and hemochromatosis are both late-onset preventable diseases, but future genetic tests for these conditions are likely to differ in their predictive abilities. To determine whether interest in a specific genetic test for hemochromatosis would be higher than interest in a theoretical test for osteoporosis susceptibility, undergraduate women at the University of Cincinnati (N = 181) were surveyed regarding their interest in genetic testing for these conditions. The clinical features… CONTINUE READING

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