Who declines from antenatal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening--and why?

@article{BerneFromell1984WhoDF,
  title={Who declines from antenatal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening--and why?},
  author={Kerstin Berne-Fromell and Gunnar Josefson and Berndt Kjessler},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1984},
  volume={63 8},
  pages={
          687-91
        }
}
One hundred women who declined a voluntary alpha-fetoprotein screening test during early pregnancy and one hundred women who accepted the test were investigated by means of semistructured interviews with particular reference to background factors which could have influenced upon the decision making. Those who declined were, as expected, overrepresented among those opposed to legal abortion and they often showed an ambivalent or negative attitude towards prenatal diagnosis as such. These women… CONTINUE READING