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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of study participants (N = 38)

From: Women’s perspectives on the ethical implications of non-invasive prenatal testing: a qualitative analysis to inform health policy decisions

  Number Percent
Pregnancy
 Singleton 37 97%
 Twin 1 3%
Primary prenatal care provider
 Family physician 17 45%
 Obstetrician 13 34%
 Midwife 2 5%
 Fertility specialist 2 5%
 Family physician + obstetrician 3 8%
 Family physician + midwife 1 3%
Age at delivery (mean = 35.4 yrs)
 25-29 years 2 5%
 30-34 14 37%
 34-39 16 42%
 40+ 6 16%
Number of existing children
 Zero 9 24%
 One 19 50%
 Two 9 24%
 Three or more 1 3%
Location of Residence
 Urban 26 68%
 Suburban/town 9 24%
 Rural 3 8%
Religiosity
 Considers self “religious” 13 34%
  Christian 7 18%
  Jewish 5 13%
  Christian + Jewish 1 3%
 Does not consider self “religious” 25 66%
Highest level of education
 High school degree 1 3%
 College degree 7 18%
 University undergraduate degree 13 34%
 University graduate or professional degree 17 45%