Factors for believing new info about food or health 2013

What impact would the following have on your willingness to believe new information about food or health?

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 23, 2013
Factors for believing new info about food or health 2013 The statistic shows what survey respondents think about what kind of impact different sources have on them believing new information about food or health. 59 percent said that having done their own research has a major impact on them beleiving new info about food or health.
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What impact would the following have on your willingness to believe new information about food or health?

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Major impactMinor impact
Having done my own research59%32%
Hearing the info from a trusted friend or family member35%52%
Hearing the same info from many different sources41%45%
Hearing the info from someone who ha an advanced degree in health or nutrition40%44%
Hearing the info in the news, whether on TV, radio, internet news site, or in a newspaper15%55%
Having it just seem true to me20%44%
Hearing the info multiple times from the same source12%50%
Hearing or seeing the info on social media (Facebook, Twitter)4%26%
Major impactMinor impact
Having done my own research59%32%
Hearing the info from a trusted friend or family member35%52%
Hearing the same info from many different sources41%45%
Hearing the info from someone who ha an advanced degree in health or nutrition40%44%
Hearing the info in the news, whether on TV, radio, internet news site, or in a newspaper15%55%
Having it just seem true to me20%44%
Hearing the info multiple times from the same source12%50%
Hearing or seeing the info on social media (Facebook, Twitter)4%26%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 23, 2013
The statistic shows what survey respondents think about what kind of impact different sources have on them believing new information about food or health. 59 percent said that having done their own research has a major impact on them beleiving new info about food or health.
Show more
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