RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)


It is widely believed that more detail about health effects and likely exposure routes is apt to reduce citizens' concerns about low-probability Risks. The authors' study suggests that providing such detail may not be as useful as, e.g., addressing public concerns and keeping citizens current on officials' actions.

Repository Citation

Branden B. Johnson, Peter M. Sandman & Paul Miller, Testing the Role of Technical Information in Public Risk Perception, 3 RISK 341 (1992).