Likelihood for future genetic testing use in U.S. adults in 2018, by type

Percentage of U.S. adults that were likely to use genetic testing to determine cancer risk in the future as of 2018, by type

by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 16, 2019
Likelihood for future genetic testing use in U.S. adults in 2018, by type This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who were likely to use genetic testing in the future to determine their risk for cancer as of 2018, by type of test. According to the data, 35 percent of respondents were not likely at all to use commercially available genetic testing at that time.
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Percentage of U.S. adults that were likely to use genetic testing to determine cancer risk in the future as of 2018, by type

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Genetic testing ordered by a doctor or genetic specialist29%32%28%12%
Commercially available genetic/DNA/genealogy test35%29%25%11%
Not likely at allNot very likelySomewhat likelyVery likely
Genetic testing ordered by a doctor or genetic specialist29%32%28%12%
Commercially available genetic/DNA/genealogy test35%29%25%11%
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by Matej Mikulic, last edited Jan 16, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who were likely to use genetic testing in the future to determine their risk for cancer as of 2018, by type of test. According to the data, 35 percent of respondents were not likely at all to use commercially available genetic testing at that time.
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