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Table 2 Development and structure of the risk information about the likelihood of occurrence for each experimental condition

From: Communicating tailored risk information of cancer treatment side effects: Only words or also numbers?

  Verbal-only condition Verbal and numerical combined condition
Generic Tailored Generic Tailored
Low probability rate This side effect is common This side effect is common in [gender] like you, aged between [age group] years with advanced colon cancer This side effect is common (occurs in 10 out of 100 people) This side effect is common (occurs in 10 out of 100 [gender] like you, aged between [age group] with advanced colon cancer)
High probability rate This side effect is very common This side effect is very common in [gender] like you, aged between [age group] with advanced colon cancer This side effect is very common (occurs in 40 out of 100 people) This side effect is very common (occurs in 40 out of 100 [gender] like you, aged between [age group] with advanced colon cancer)
  1. The risk information was presented in Dutch to the participants
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