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Table 2 Participant sample (N = 300), validation study, compared to US Census Data

From: The genetic technologies questionnaire: lay judgments about genetic technologies align with ethical theory, are coherent, and predict behaviour

  Numbers Percentage US census 2018
Ethnicity
White 192 .64 .78
Black 40 .13 .13
Asian 25 .08 .06
Mixed 15 .05 0.3 for other and mixed ethnicities
Other 10 .03
N/A 18 .06
Sex
Male 137 .46 .48
Female 145 .48 .52
N/A 18 .06  
Age
18–27 37 .12 .17
28–37 65 .22 .18
38–47 44 .15 .16
48–58 41 .14 .17
58 +  94 .31 .32
N/A 19 .06  
  1. Census data taken from https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/cps/data.html, accessed in July 2021