Table 2

Partial correlations between worry and risk perceptions

A.Lifetime absolute risk (partial lifetime comparative risk)Lifetime comparative risk (partial lifetime absolute risk)
Worry (lifetime)0.25 (0.46)a0.19 (0.43)a
B.10-Year absolute risk (Partial 10-year comparative risk)10-Year comparative risk (Partial 10-year absolute risk)
Worry (10-years)0.22 (0.35)a0.16 (0.32)a
  • a These Spearman correlations use the 10-year and lifetime verbal absolute risks. The number in parentheses is the magnitude of the correlation before partialling.