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Table 4 Comparisons of risk perception

From: Pregnancy related risk perception in pregnant women, midwives & doctors: a cross-sectional survey

  Compared self with
Doctors Midwives Pregnant women
Participants Doctors 4 (Agree with me) 3 (A little less risky than I do) 2 (Somewhat less risky than I do)
Midwives 6 (Somewhat more risky than I do) 4 (Agree with me) 3 (A little less risky than I do)
Pregnant women 4 (Agree with me) 3.5 (A little less risky than I do/agree with me) 4 (Agree with me)
  1. Key: Think pregnancy and birth are: 1 = A lot less risky than I do; 2 = Somewhat less risky than I do; 3 = A little less risky than I do; 4 = Agree with me about the degree of risk involved; 5 = A little more risky than I do; 6 = Somewhat more risky than I do; 7 = A lot more risky than I do.