Table 6

Influence of “framing effect” in two scenarios on respondents’ willingness to implement (n = 76)

ProgrammeStrongly agree %Agree %Neither agree nor disagree %Disagree %Strongly disagree %
Where data are missing, rows do not total 100. *Relative risk reduction; †absolute risk reduction; ‡number needed to screen; §event free patients; ¶number needed to treat.
Colorectal cancer screening
A RRR*10502543
B ARR†71742224
C NNS‡012323018
D No reduction in all cause mortality53733143
Smoking cessation
A RRR*25422140
B ARR†84129131
C EFP§163920127
D NNT¶73421264