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Table 2 Attitudes toward genetic tools and reproductive risks among the two study groups

From: Reprogenetics, reproductive risks and cultural awareness: what may we learn from Israeli and Croatian medical students?

  DisagreePartly agreeAgreeMissing
1. Screening for reproductive risks in prospective parents is wrongIsrael95.84.200
Croatia38.233.325.42.9
2. It is important to allow parents to select healthy embryosIsrael4.222.970.82.1
Croatia17.629.453.00
3. I would use IVF to select an embryo without breast cancer-related genesIsrael35.420.843.80
Croatia16.743.139.21.0
4. All women planning a pregnancy should test for reproductive risksIsrael10.429.260.40
Croatia20.637.342.10
5. A woman should have prenatal diagnosis if medically indicated (by her age or family history)Israel50.031.218.80
Croatia2.912.782.42.0
6. Parents should be told results relevant to the health of the fetusIsrael02.197.90
Croatia02.997.10
7. An important goal of genetic counseling is to reduce deleterious genesIsrael25.016.756.22.1
Croatia2.922.574.60
8. It is unfair for a child to be born with a serious genetic disorderIsrael14.614.670.80
Croatia32.333.332.32.0
9. I would continue with the pregnancy if the fetus tested positive for Down’s syndromeIsrael64.625.010.40
Croatia23.514.759.82.0
10. Fetuses with a small defect (such as a missing finger) should be abortedIsrael89.68.32.10
Croatia87.26.95.90
11. I would terminate a pregnancy if the child would be deafIsrael66.718.714.60
Croatia87.29.83.00
12. Society is improved by the existence of people with disabilitiesIsrael35.433.331.30
Croatia15.746.137.31.0
13. I would give birth to the child if the fetus were diagnosed with autism (if such a diagnosis was available).Israel66.722.910.40
Croatia22.621.655.90
14. I would give birth to the child if the fetus were diagnosed with Asperger’sIsrael45.829.225.00
Croatia15.719.664.70