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Table 2 Self-reported “important” genomic results identified by students who analyzed their own genome, and with whom students discussed their results for 2014–2015 at T4, post-course (questions were not included in 2013 T4 questionnaire)

From: Impacts of incorporating personal genome sequencing into graduate genomics education: a longitudinal study over three course years

Use your genome for all analyses T4
 All 34
 Some 0
Exclude regions T4a
 No 30
 Yes 4
Receive any results felt were important T4b
 Yes 30
 No 2
 Not sure 2
If yes, in which categories
 Carrier status 18 (56%)
 Pharmacogenomic 12 (38%)
 Monogenic disease 15 (47%)
 Physical traits 6 (19%)
 Polygenic disease risk 9 (28%)
 Ancestry 13 (41%)
 Variant(s) of unknown significance 10 (31%)
 Other 0
Discuss results with anyone T4c
 Yes 29
 No 4
 Choose not to answer 1
If yes, whom (check all that apply)
 Genetic counselor 5 (17%)
 Physician or other health professional 4 (14%)
 Mother 18 (62%)
 Father 15 (52%)
 Sibling 12 (41%)
 Other family 6 (21%)
 Friends 24 (83%)
 Significant other 17 (59%)
 Instructors 10 (34%)
 Other 0
Course have impact on your family T4d
 Yese 8
 No 24
 Not sure 2
  1. aChi-square test of association with year was not significant: χ2 (1) = 0.016, p = 0.90
  2. bChi-square test of association with year was not significant: χ2 (2) = 1.89, p = 0.39
  3. cChi-square test of association with year was not significant: χ2 (2) = 0.92, p = 0.63
  4. dChi-square test of association with year was not significant: χ2 (2) = 2.56, p = 0.28
  5. eFree text responses to how course impacted family listed in Additional file 1: Table S6