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Table 2 Summary of allocation of thematic codes (number of participants associated with each thematic code) by demographic groups

From: Risk perception associated with an emerging agri-food risk in Europe: plant viruses in agriculture

  Belgium UK Slovenia Spain Total
Gender Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male
Perceptions of risk and benefit associated with plant viruses
 Risk and benefit perception 5 5 7 5 4 6 5 5 42
 Risk perception 8 2 4 4 4 6 5 5 38
Negative affect associated with the term virus
 Negative perceptions 0 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 8
Self-reported knowledge about plant viruses
 No knowledge 5 2 4 5 4 7 3 5 35
 Very knowledgeable 6 3 5 1 4 4 4 3 30
 Limited knowledge 2 2 1 2 0 0 3 1 11
Perceived responsibility for control of plant viruses
 Farmers 11 5 5 7 6 10 10 7 61
 Government 6 7 5 3 7 5 7 3 43
Stakeholders perceived to be the most and the least affected by plant viruses
 Farmers, the most affected 12 6 7 7 6 10 9 9 66
 National Government, the least affected 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Participant interest in risk–benefit information about plant viruses
 Yes 13 7 9 8 7 10 8 9 71
 No 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1