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Table 3 Distribution of responses for the various termination tolerance scenarios (n = 42 total participants)

From: The limited effect of information on Israeli pregnant women at advanced maternal age who decide to undergo amniocentesis

Scenario “Yes” I would consider termination “No” I would NOT consider termination No response
A. A surgically correctable heart defect 6 (14 %) 34 (81 %) 2 (5 %)
B. A condition associated with an intellectual deficit 31 (74 %) 5 (12 %) 6 (14 %)
C. A condition associated with infertility 6 (14 %) 33 (79 %) 3 (7 %)
D. A condition associated with severe disabilities and death within the first year of life 35 (84 %) 2 (5 %) 5 (12 %)
E. A disease that starts after age 40 and progresses to motor disability 22 (52 %) 15 (36 %) 5 (12 %)