Who's afraid of genetic testing?

The GSS has a variable, GENEGOO2, with an N ~ 2,500, that asks:

Some people say that genetic testing may cause trouble. Others think it is a wonderful medical advance. Based on what you know, do you think genetic testing will do more harm than good or more good than harm?

Below the fold are charts which show attitudes based on politics, highest degree attained, vocab score, attitude toward Bible, sex, religion, income, socioeconomic index and race.

Low income at the left:

Low socioeconomic index at the left:

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One variable that seems to have been ignored -- that I think is important -- is whether or not the respondent has a genetic disorder. My primary concern is that of discrimination based upon genetic testing.