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Research Article

Why Do Parents Prefer to Know the Fetal Sex as Part of Invasive Prenatal Testing?

Table 3

Maternal and paternal/partner sex preference and desire to know the fetal sex.

Variable ( = numbers of respondents)N (%)
pregnant woman
N (%)
partner

Wants to know the fetal sex ( and )
 Yes145 (69.0)142 (77.2)
 No 65 (31.0)42 (22.8)
Fetal sex preference ( and )
 Yes, boy8 (3.8)22 (11.6)
 Yes, girl21 (10.0)13 (6.9)
 No 181 (86.2)154 (81.5)

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