Table 3A

Considerations when participants want to take the test

Will take the test (n=562; 67.5%)
StatementNoYes
I will do the test if the diseases that are screened affects lifespan of any children or infants.45 (8%)517 (92%)
I will do the test if the diseases that are screened is chronic and requires me to be a full time carer.119 (21%)443 (79%)
I will do the test if the diseases that are screened first show symptoms when my child is an adult but still able to look after himself/herself.221 (39%)341 (61%)
I would want to access this test through my: general practitioner114 (20%)448 (80%)
I would want to access this test through my: midwife457 (81%)105 (19%)
I would want to access this test through my: gynaecologist/obstetrician325 (58%)237 (42%)
I would want to access this test through my: genetic counsellor328 (58%)234 (42%)
I would want to access this test through my: through mail or online ordering480 (85%)82 (15%)
I will do a preconception carrier-screening test if it costs meFree<$A50$A50–$A200$A200–$A500$A500–$A1000Any amount
109 (19%)121 (22%)192 (34%)75 (13%)19 (3%)46 (8%)
  • Number indicates the responses while parentheses indicates percentages.