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Revised text to state that studies suggest that paper-based family history questionnaires completed before the appointment provide accurate family history information and that the use of these questionnaires is an acceptable and understandable family history collection method (cited Appleby-Tagoe et al. as reference 29). Also added text to state that questionnaire-based assessments may lead to some underreporting of family history; therefore, a follow-up interview to confirm the reported information and to capture all relevant family history information may be required (cited Vogel et al. as reference 30).
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