Hazards in the home: using older adults' perceptions to inform warning design.

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Older adults' perceptions of hazards associated with home product usage and beliefs about product warnings were assessed. Focus group interview data were coded along the dimensions of (a) product type; (b) hazard type; (c) hazard knowledge; (d) hazard avoidance; (e) product warning presence; and (f) product warning necessity. A survey supplemented the focus… (More)

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@article{Mayhorn2004HazardsIT, title={Hazards in the home: using older adults' perceptions to inform warning design.}, author={Christopher B. Mayhorn and Timothy A. Nichols and Wendy A. Rogers and Arthur D. Fisk}, journal={Injury control and safety promotion}, year={2004}, volume={11 4}, pages={211-8} }