2013

Transparent Communication of Health Risks

Overcoming Cultural Differences

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-4357-5 (Print) 978-1-4614-4358-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-12

    Introduction: Transparent Communication in a Globalized World

  3. Cultural Differences in the Understanding of Health-Related Risks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-28

      Statistical Numeracy for Health

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      Pages 29-52

      How to Measure Risk Comprehension in Educated Samples

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      Pages 53-65

      Graph Literacy for Health

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      Pages 67-78

      Public Knowledge of Benefits of Breast and Prostate Cancer Screening

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      Pages 79-96

      Symptom Recognition of Heart Attack and Stroke

  4. Transparent Communication of Health-Related Risks Across Cultures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-118

      Communicating Information About Preventive Medical Treatments and Screenings

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      Pages 119-129

      Helping People Memorize Consequences of Risky Behaviors

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      Pages 131-144

      Improving the Understanding of Treatment Risk Reduction

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      Pages 145-164

      Reducing Denominator Neglect

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      Pages 165-191

      Reducing the Effect of Framed Messages About Health

  5. Overcoming Cultural Differences in Decision Making About Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 195-213

      Transparent Health Information in the Media

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 215-225

      On the Effect of Individual Differences on Shared Decision Making

  6. Conclusions and Appendix

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 227-227

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 229-238

      Guidelines for Transparent Communication in a Globalized World

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 239-264

      Appendix: Numeracy and Graph Literacy Scales

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 265-269