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Effects of Anti- Versus Pro-Vaccine Narratives on Responses by Recipients Varying in Numeracy: A Cross-sectional Survey-Based Experiment.

Authors
  • Bruine de Bruin, Wändi1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Wallin, Annika1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Parker, Andrew M1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Strough, JoNell1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Hanmer, Janel1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • 1 Centre for Decision Research, Leeds University Business School, Leeds, UK (WB).
  • 2 Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University (WB).
  • 3 Department of Cognitive Science, Lund University, Lund, Sweden (AW). , (Sweden)
  • 4 RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (AMP).
  • 5 Department of Psychology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA (JS).
  • 6 Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (JH).
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medical decision making : an international journal of the Society for Medical Decision Making
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2017
Volume
37
Issue
8
Pages
860–870
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/0272989X17704858
PMID: 28474962
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Patients with lower numeracy may rely more on narrative information when making their decisions. These findings have implications for the development of health communications and decision aids.

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