Table 3B

Considerations when participants do not want to take the test

Will not take the test (n=84; 10.1%)
StatementNoYes
I will not take the test because if we take it, pregnancy becomes less natural.73 (87%)11 (13%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned about my privacy regarding my genetic information.76 (90%)8 (10%)
I will not take the test because I do not trust the test results.76 (90%)8 (10%)
I will not take the test because I am not interested in finding out my genetic information.57 (68%)27 (32%)
I will not take the test because I do not believe it would be useful to me.60 (71%)24 (29%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned the information will have a negative impact on my life.66 (79%)18 (21%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned the information will have a negative impact on my family members.69 (82%)15 (18%)
I will not take the test because I do not trust the organisations/companies/people offering the test.80 (95%)4 (5%)
I will not take the test because I am opposed to genetic testing.78 (93%)6 (7%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned what other people might do with my genetic information.75 (89%)9 (11%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned I could be discriminated against based on my personal genetic test results.73 (87%)11 (13%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned that obtaining my personal genetic information will have negative implications on my ability to obtain health, life and/or disability insurance.68 (81%)16 (19%)
I will not take the test because I am concerned that my employer could discriminate based on my personal genetic results.78 (93%)6 (7%)
  • Number indicates the responses while parentheses indicates percentages.