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Assessing small non-zero perceptions of chance: The case of H1N1 (swine) flu risks

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  • Wändi Bruine de Bruin

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  • Andrew Parker
  • Jürgen Maurer

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

Volume (Year): 42 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 145-159

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:42:y:2011:i:2:p:145-159

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Keywords: Risk perceptions; Expectations; Visual linear scale; Magnifier scale; H1N1 flu; I10; D84; C83;

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  1. Joachim Winter & Amelie C. Wuppermann, 2012. "Do they Know what's at Risk? Health Risk Perception among the Obese," CESifo Working Paper Series 3864, CESifo Group Munich.

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