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

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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,...

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10.1002/pd.2125

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Puddicombe, D More by this author
Hockley, C More by this author
Redshaw, M More by this author
Journal:
Prenatal diagnosis
Volume:
28
Issue:
13
Pages:
1245-1250
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1097-0223
ISSN:
0197-3851
URN:
uuid:33c88b53-677a-4393-9f3b-d8013a68940a
Source identifiers:
244392
Local pid:
pubs:244392

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