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Fig. 2 | BMC Medicine

Fig. 2

From: Three randomized controlled trials evaluating the impact of “spin” in health news stories reporting studies of pharmacologic treatments on patients’/caregivers’ interpretation of treatment benefit

Fig. 2

Participants’ interpretation of the benefit of treatments when reading a news story reported with or without spin. Scores are based on a numerical rating scale, ranging from 0 (very unlikely) to 10 (very likely). Boxes represent median observations (horizontal rule) with 25th and 75th percentiles of observed data (box edges). The diamonds represent the mean. The error bars represent the minimum and maximum values. RCTs, randomized controlled trials

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