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Volume 10, Number 8—August 2004

SARS Risk Perception, Knowledge, Precautions, and Information Sources, the Netherlands

Johannes Brug*Comments to Author , Arja R. Aro*†, Anke Oenema*, Onno de Zwart‡, Jan Hendrik Richardus*, and George D. Bishop§
Author affiliations: *Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; †National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland; ‡Municipal Health Service of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; §National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Table 3

Sources of information about severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and confidence in those sourcesa

Information source Amount of information, mean (95% CI) Confidence in the information, mean (95% CI)
3.9 (3.8–4.0)
3.6 (3.5–3.7)
3.5 (3.3–3.6)
3.4 (3.3–3.5)
2.3 (2.2–2.5)
3.0 (2.9–3.1)
2.1 (2.0–2.3)
2.7 (2.6–2.8)
Health officials
1.7 (1.6–1.8)
3.3 (3.2–3.5)
1.6 (1.5–1.7)
2.5 (2.3–3.6)
Physicians 1.3 (1.2–1.4) 3.2 (3.1–3.4)

aScale ranged from 1 = very little to 5 = very much. CI, confidence interval.

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