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Table 2 Percentage of respondents who changed recommendation decision from baseline choice, by additional information condition

From: Treatment decision-making and the form of risk communication: results of a factorial survey

   Recommendation decision at baseline
CONDITION a   Take medication Do not take medication Don't Know χ2
2. BC doubles % Changed 70.6% 12.5% 53.6% 56.74**
  (n) (160) (56) (28)  
3. BC (1/10,000–2/10,000) % Changed 34.7% 9.1% 59.3% 20.11**
  (n) (144) (44) (27)  
4. HD < half % Changed 5.8% 37.2% 51.7% 45.47**
  (n) (137) (43) (29)  
7. HD (1/200 – 1/500) % Changed 4.5% 36.5% 28.6% 42.97**
  (n) (177) (63) (21)  
5. BC doubles; HD < half % Changed 67.6% 12.5% 25.0% 52.43**
  (n) (136) (56) (16)  
6. BC (1/10,000–2/10,000); HD < half % Changed 19.1% 35.3% 64.9% 29.93**
  (n) (141) (34) (37)  
8. BC doubles; HD (1/200 – 1/500) % Changed 58.0% 4.3% 58.6% 43.65**
  (n) (181) (46) (29)  
9. BC (1/10,000–2/10,000); HD (1/200 – 1/500) % Changed 42.8% 27.5% 54.5% 6.92*
  (n) (159) (69) (22)  
  1. * p < .05; ** p < .001
  2. a The numbers in the left margins of these rows refer to the condition numbers as identified in Table 1.