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Experiences and attitudes of residents regarding a community-based genome cohort study in Japan: a population-based, cross-sectional study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Medical Genomics, March 2016
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Title
Experiences and attitudes of residents regarding a community-based genome cohort study in Japan: a population-based, cross-sectional study
Published in
BMC Medical Genomics, March 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12920-016-0175-8
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Authors

Keiko Miyamoto, Miho Iwakuma, Takeo Nakayama

Abstract

Because of the rapid development in genomics, more research findings have emerged. However, the association between society and research results remains controversial. This article examines the experiences and attitudes of residents regarding a community-based genomic cohort study. This study was conducted as a part of the health survey of the City Health Promotion section. At the conclusion of the first stage of the project, a self-administered questionnaire was mailed to a random sample of 2,500 residents in 2012. The response rate was 59 % (n = 1477/2500). The findings show that 70 % of males and 50 % of females knew nothing about the project. Females and elderly people were more likely to have knowledge of the study, indicating that self-rated understanding of the terminology is statistically associated with the level of awareness regarding the project. In addition, those who were aware of the project were also aware of the benefits of research utilizing genetic information, whereas unaware respondents, particularly males, believed that unexpected negative effects may occur. Those with higher self-rated understanding of the terminology and higher awareness of benefit of the research utilizing genetic information had more positive attitudes toward undergoing drug susceptibility genetic testing, indicating that the awareness of project in females and concerns toward genetic research are not statistically associated with the willingness to undergo. This study suggests that a community-based genome cohort project helps raise awareness of benefit of genetic research and that knowledge, however, does not directly affect the willingness to participate in related activities, such as drug susceptibility genetic testing. Therefore, additional research that focuses on the circular relationship between risk and action must be conducted in the future.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 5%
United States 1 5%
Unknown 19 90%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 3 14%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 14%
Student > Master 3 14%
Student > Ph. D. Student 3 14%
Student > Postgraduate 2 10%
Other 5 24%
Unknown 2 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 10%
Business, Management and Accounting 2 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 10%
Social Sciences 2 10%
Other 6 29%
Unknown 3 14%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 05 April 2016.
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