Survey Results: Genome editing

Agree or disagree?

The following charts set out the respondent's agreement or disagreement with statements presented to them about CRISPR technology. Please note that because the figures are rounded the total for each chart may not be exactly 100%.

"There is a reasonable chance that genome editing will be very useful in addressing significant health needs of patients over the next few years"

"The use of genome editing technology poses significant ethical issues in terms of altering the human genome"

"The use of genome editing technology poses significant ethical issues in terms of safety to the environment"

"Industry should strongly support the development of genome editing technology"

"My government should strongly support the development of genome editing technology"

"My government should impose greater regulation on the use of genome editing"

"I feel fully informed about the issues surrounding this technology"