Informed choice or regulated risk? Lessons from a study in radon risk communication

F. R. Johnson, A. Fisher, V. K. Smith, W. H. Desvousges

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Abstract

Since radon occurs most often in private homes, a major factor has been the need to educate the public about risks involving radon exposure. As public information programs are put in place, the question of what approach most effectively conveys the risk of radon - a question examined in this article - becomes critical.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12-15+30
JournalEnvironment
Volume30
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988
Externally publishedYes

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  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Environmental Chemistry

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Johnson, F. R., Fisher, A., Smith, V. K., & Desvousges, W. H. (1988). Informed choice or regulated risk? Lessons from a study in radon risk communication. Environment, 30(4), 12-15+30.