Meaningless numbers: reflections on risk & causality

Time: Friday 29 March 2019, 12:15 - 14:00

Place: Tower building, 4th floor, T451

Meaningless numbers: reflections on risk & causality


John-Arne Skolebekken is Professor at NTNU, Department of Public Health and Nursing Faculty of Medicine and Health Science. A complete list of his research areas and publications can be found on his website.


Selected publications:

Skolbekken, John-Arne. (2019) Online risk numbers -helpful, meaningless or simply wrong? - Reflections on online risk calculators. Health.

Aasen, Tone; Skolbekken, John-Arne. (2014) Preparing for and communicating uncertainty in cancer genetic counselling sessions in Norway: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Health, Risk and Society. vol. 16 (4).

Skolbekken, John-Arne; Østerlie, Wenche; Forsmo, Siri. (2012) Risk categorisation through standard deviations - the challenge of bone density measurements: A focus group study among women attending the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT). Health, Risk and Society. vol. 14 (2).

Skolbekken, John-Arne; Forsmo, Siri. (2003) Absolutt usant og relativt sant om risikoreduksjon. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. vol. 123 (1).

Published 26. March 2019 - 8:09 - Updated 26. March 2019 - 8:09