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Table 1 Overview of Individual Interviewees’ Characteristics

From: Reproductive choices: a qualitative study of Dutch Moroccan and Turkish consanguineously married women’s perspectives on preconception carrier screening

No. Namea Education Ethnic back-ground Migrant status
(1st or 2nd generation, age of migration)
Children Disability/diseaseb
1 Nawel Highly educated Moroccan 1st generation, age 29 yes Two children diseased
Genetic risk unknown
2 Kaoutar Intermediate Moroccan 1st generation, age 21 yes Child diseased
Genetic risk present
3 Nesrin Highly educated Turkish 2nd generation yes Child diseased
Genetic risk unknown
4 Meryem (& Kerem) Intermediate Turkish 2nd generation yes Two children diseased
Genetic risk present
5 Aysel Intermediate Turkish 2nd generation no Child desired
6 Gülşen Intermediate Turkish 2nd generation yes  
7 Farida Low Moroccan 1st generation yes One child diseased
Genetic risk present
8 Malika Low Moroccan 1st generation yes  
9 Amade Intermediate Turkish 1st generation yes  
10 Sarah Intermediate Moroccan 2nd generation yes  
  1. aPseudonyms
  2. bDisability/disease not specified; the information is based on mothers’ evaluation of the disease and its genetic risk