Research associated with Risk communication graphics


Helping patients decide: Ten steps to better risk communication
Fagerlin A, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Ubel P. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2011;103(19):.

A demonstration of "less can be more" in risk graphics
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA. Medical Decision Making 2010;30(6):661-671.

The effect of format on parents' understanding of the risks and benefits of clinical research: A comparison between text, tables, and graphics
Tait AR, Voepel-Lewis T, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A. Journal of Health Communication 2010;15:487-501.


Improving understanding of adjuvant therapy options by using simpler risk graphics
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA. Cancer 2008;113(12):3382-3390.

The impact of the format of graphical presentation on health-related knowledge and treatment choices
Hawley ST, Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Ubel PA, Jankovic A, Lucas T, Fagerlin A. Patient Education and Counseling 2008;73(3):448-455.

Communicating side effect risks in a tamoxifen prophylaxis decision aid: The debiasing influence of pictographs
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Ubel PA, Smith DM, Derry HA, McClure JB, Stark AT, Pitsch R, Fagerlin A. Patient Education and Counseling 2008;73(2):209-214.

Alternate methods of framing information about medication side effects: Incremental risk versus total risk of occurrence.
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Roberts TR, Derry HA, Ubel PA. Journal of Health Communication 2008;13(2):107-124.


Validation of the subjective numeracy scale (SNS): Effects of low numeracy on comprehension of risk communications and utility elicitations.
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Smith DM, Ubel PA, Fagerlin A. Medical Decision Making 2007;27(5):663-671.


Making numbers matter: Present and future research in risk communication.
Fagerlin A, Ubel PA, Smith DM, Zikmund-Fisher BJ. American Journal of Health Behavior 2007;31(Suppl. 1):S47-S56.


Mortality versus survival graphs: Improving temporal consistency in perceptions of treatment effectiveness.
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA. Patient Education and Counseling 2007;66(1):100-107.

Individualized survival curves improve satisfaction with cancer risk management: decisions in women with BRCA 1/2 mutations.
Armstrong K, Weber B, Ubel PA, Peters N, Holmes J, Schwartz JS. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2005;23(36):9319-9328.

Reducing the influence of anecdotal reasoning on people's health care decisions: Is a picture worth a thousand statistics?
Fagerlin A, Wang C, Ubel PA. Medical Decision Making 2005;25(4):398-405.


What's time got to do with it? Inattention to duration in interpretation of survival graphs.
Zikmund-Fisher BJ, Fagerlin A, Ubel PA. Risk Analysis 2005;25(3):589-595.

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Decision Aids for Health and Finance
February 04, 2010