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Table 2 Perceived severity, vulnerability and comparative vulnerability (mean and 95% CI).

From: Monitoring of risk perceptions and correlates of precautionary behaviour related to human avian influenza during 2006 - 2007 in the Netherlands: results of seven consecutive surveys

  Severity Vulnerability Comparative vulnerability
  Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) Mean (95% CI)
HIV 4.92 (4.91 - 4.93) 1.23 (1.21 - 1.24) 1.88 (1.85 - 1.91)
Heart attack 4.82 (4.80 - 4.83) 2.26 (2.23 - 2.29) 2.82 (2.80 - 2.85)
Avian influenza 4,57 (4.50 - 4.60) 1.69 (1.66 - 1.71) 2.59 (2.56 - 2.61)
Tuberculosis 4.49 (4.47 - 4.51) 1.68 (1.65 - 1.70) 2.50 (2.47 - 2.52)
Diabetes 4.18 (4.16 - 4.21) 2.11 (2.08 - 2.14) 2.85 (2.82 - 2.87)
High blood pressure 3.60 (3.57 - 3.62) 2.44 (2.41 - 2.47) 2.84 (2.82 - 2.87)
Food poisoning 3.59 (3.57 - 3.62) 2.38 (2.36 - 2.41) 2.73 (2.71 - 2.75)
Common cold 1.87 (1.85 - 1.89) 3.64 (3.61 - 3.67) 3.07 (3.05 - 3.09)