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Table 3 Topics inquired about related to the type of information requested*

From: "I am pregnant and my husband has diabetes. Is there a risk for my child?" A qualitative study of questions asked by email about the role of genetic susceptibility to diabetes

  Topics inquired about
Type of information requested Reproduction
(n = 84)
Genetics in general
(n = 64)
(New) technologies
(n = 24)
Risk estimation 47.7 43.8 4.2
Explanation/verification 15.5 40.6 12.5
Advice 35.8 3.1 25.0
(Specific) information 0.0 12.5 58.3
  1. * Data are percentages