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Table 1 Self-reported ethnicity reported on requisition forms vs. family history discussion

From: Evaluating genetic ancestry and self-reported ethnicity in the context of carrier screening

Ethnicity Form Consult Both % form that identified during consult % consult that identified on form p-value
African 206 200 191 92.7% 95.5% 0.307
East Asian 264 260 258 97.7% 99.2% 0.289
European 1815 1854 1708 94.1% 92.1% 1.67E-02
Jewish 403 431 380 94.3% 88.2% 1.52E-03
Latin American 333 332 318 95.5% 95.8% 1
Mediterranean 134 396 120 89.6% 30.3% 2.63E-64
Native American 70 122 64 91.4% 52.5% 9.03E-12
South Asian 139 140 121 87.1% 86.4% 1
South East Asian 128 114 99 77.3% 86.8% 0.049
  1. Each row shows counts of the number of patients that selected each ethnicity on the requisition form, reported it during consult, and did both. Additionally the overlap proportions are shown. P-values were computed using McNemar’s test to assess if the proportions are significantly different