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Table 1 Means and standard deviations of estimated emotional impact, estimated evaluation, and estimated risk perception for the LT and HT booklets in the current study, and the means and standard deviations found in the original studies of Brown et al

From: Reactions to threatening health messages

  LT booklet mean (sd) HT booklet mean (sd) LT booklet B&S/B&L mean (sd) HT booklet B&S/B&L mean (sd)
t 0 Alcohol Emotional impact −1.18 (1.33) 1.20 (1.32)   
  (n=44) Evaluation −0.33 (1.12) 0.79 (1.07) 0.26 (0.67) 0.53 (0.38)
   Risk perception −0.57 (1.07) 0.12 (1.25) −2.04 (0.71) −1.8 (0.83)
  Smoking Emotional impact −0.79 (1.27) 1.10 (1.48)   
  (n=49) Evaluation 0.30 (0.85) 0.65 (0.86) 0.44 (1.17) 1.15 (0.99)
   Risk perception 0.32 (1.18) 0.86 (1.11) −0.52 (1.34) 0.22 (1.45)
t 1 Alcohol Emotional impact −0.91 (1.22) 0.81 (1.28)   
  (n=32) Evaluation 0.06 (0.91) 0.52 (1.13) 0.26 (0.67) 0.53 (0.38)
   Risk perception −0.41 (1.13) 0.03 (1.29) −2.04 (0.71) −1.8 (0.83)
  Smoking Emotional impact −0.25 (1.24) 1.03 (1.49)   
  (n=38) Evaluation 0.34 (0.91) 0.59 (1.17) 0.44 (1.17) 1.15 (0.99)
   Risk perception 0.27 (1.26) 0.45 (1.44) 0.52 (1.34) 0.32 (1.45)
  1. Note: participants who evaluated the alcohol booklet at t0, evaluated the smoking booklet at t1 and vice versa. To enable comparison, scores from the Brown et al. studies were recoded to the metric used in the current study (i.e. ranging from −3 to 3).