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The Smoking Puzzle: Information, Risk Perception, and Choice Frank A. Sloan

The Smoking Puzzle: Information, Risk Perception, and Choice

Frank A. Sloan

Published June 15th 2003
ISBN : 9780674010390
Hardcover
273 pages
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How do smokers evaluate evidence that smoking harms health? Some evidence suggests that smokers over-estimate health risks from smoking. This book challenges this conclusion. The authors find that smokers tend to be overly optimistic about theirMoreHow do smokers evaluate evidence that smoking harms health? Some evidence suggests that smokers over-estimate health risks from smoking. This book challenges this conclusion. The authors find that smokers tend to be overly optimistic about their longevity and future health if they quit later in life.