Biased Lung Cancer Risk Perceptions: Smokers are Misinformed

This paper empirically investigates biased beliefs about the risks of smoking. First, it confirms the established tendency of people to estimate the lifetime risk of a smoker to contract lung cancer. In this paper’s survey, almost half of all respondents overestimate this risk. However, 80% estimate...

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Volume: 238
Main Author: Ziebarth, Nicolas R
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: BERLIN De Gruyter 25.09.2018
WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH
published in: Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik Vol. 238; no. 5; pp. 395 - 421
ORCID: 0000-0003-3562-2371
Data of publication: 2018-09-25
ISSN: 0021-4027
2366-049X
EISSN: 2366-049X
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
D84
I12
D81
L66
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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