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Table 3 Percentage distribution of estimations of contribution to collective dose from man-made and natural sources

From: Are physicians aware enough of patient radiation protection? Results from a survey among physicians of Pavia District– Italy

  Contribution on collective radiation dose
n (%)
Ionizing radiation sources 1 2 3
Medical practices 139 (33.17) 148 (35.32) 132 (31.51)
Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents 203 (48.45) 125 (29.83) 91 (21.72)
Terrestrial radiation 221 (57.75) 124 (29.59) 74 (17.66)
  1. 1 = lower contribution, 3 = higher contribution. Correct answer in bold