Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Down Syndrome Terminations May Be Double Reported Rate

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By Shaun Heasley, Disability Scoop Online - Women who learn prenatally that they are carrying a child with Down syndrome may be having abortions in twice the numbers officially reported, a British registry of Down syndrome statistics suggests. The group estimates that there were 4,777 terminations following a Down syndrome diagnosis between 2004 and 2008 compared to Department of Health numbers indicating that 2,168 during that same period, reports the (London) Daily Mail.

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