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A Study on Perception for Risk Communication Channel Selection for Radon for Youth

청소년 대상 라돈 위해 의사전달 경로 선정을 위한 인식도 조사 연구

  • Park, Tae Hyun (Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seokyeong University) ;
  • Jeon, Hyung Jin (Korea Environmental Information Center, Korea Environment Institute) ;
  • Kang, Dae Ryong (Institute of Genomic Cohort, College of Medicine, Yonsei University) ;
  • Kwon, Myung Hee (Indoor air and noise Research division, National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
  • Park, Si Hyun (Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seokyeong University) ;
  • Park, Se Jung (Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seokyeong University) ;
  • Lee, Cheol Min (Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Seokyeong University)
  • 박태현 (서경대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 전형진 (한국환경정책 평가연구원 국토환경정보센터) ;
  • 강대용 (연세대학교 원주의과대학 유전체 코호트 연구소) ;
  • 권명희 (국립환경과학원 생활환경연구과) ;
  • 박시현 (서경대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 박세정 (서경대학교 화학생명공학과) ;
  • 이철민 (서경대학교 화학생명공학과)
  • Received : 2017.08.17
  • Accepted : 2017.10.23
  • Published : 2017.10.31

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study is to obtain basic data on the development of a risk communication model through an investigation of risk perception for radon and identify effective risk communication channels. Methods: A questionnaire was used to evaluate differences in perception level according to respective communication channels. A chi-squared test was used to analyze the difference in pre- and post-risk communication by communication channel. One-way ANOVA was used to analyze the difference in the radon risk perception rate for each communication channel. Results: All of the communication channels resulted in increased radon risk perception, but there was no statistical difference between them in terms of perception (p>0.05). However, based on previous findings that it is effective to use a multi-channel approach, it is considered that communication channels based on duplicate avenues is most appropriate. Conclusions: It is expected that this study will be used as basic data to better understand the formation of public opinion about radon risk and to understand the social reaction to each risk factor.

Keywords

Radon;risk communication;ANOVA;perception

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Korea Ministry of Environment(ME)

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