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Table 1 Attendance and questionnaire response at public educational sessions

From: Raising awareness of carrier testing for hereditary haemoglobinopathies in high-risk ethnic groups in the Netherlands: a pilot study among the general public and primary care providers

  Language at session (besides Dutch)
  Papiamentu Sranan
Tongo
English Turkish Moroccan
Arabic
Total
No. of attendees 23 125 30 40 56 274
Self-reported ethnicity of respondents*       
Antillian 19      19
Surinamese   21   1   22
African    3    3
Turkish    1 6   7
Moroccan**    1 2 10 13
Dutch   1   1 2 4
unknown 1 3 2 5 1 12
No. of questionnaires completed* 20 25 7 15 13 80
  1. *At least one questionnaire filled in i.e. before and/or after.
  2. **One person born in Algeria with both parents born in Morocco was classified under Moroccan ethnicity.