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Table 2 Challenges related to cystic fibrosis discussed with partners prior to making a serious commitment

From: Assessing disease disclosure in adults with cystic fibrosis: the Adult Data for Understanding Lifestyle and Transitions (ADULT) survey Disclosure of disease in adults with cystic fibrosis

Discussion topic Frequency of endorsement, %
Daily CF therapy 88
Possible time in hospital 86
Risk of CF in future children 82
Fertility issues 81
Healthcare costs/benefits 80
Financial issues 78
Infection risk 74
Birth control methods 74
  1. Note. Filtered for patients who were either married, getting married in the near future or planning to move in with a partner (n = 548).