Table 1

Summary of previous studies assessing attitudes to prenatal diagnosis (PND) for cystic fibrosis

Percentage who would use PND Percentage who would consider termination of an affected pregnancy Percentage who may decide against further children
Evers-Kieiboom et al 199066% (32/49)45% (22/49)61% (30/49)
Watson et al 199274% (118/159)44% (70/160)64% (98/153)
Weitz et al 199277% (24/31)28%