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Table 5 Number of items mentioned according to journal types

From: Media response to colon cancer campaigns in Switzerland 2005-2007: regional newspapers are the most reliable among the printed media

Journal types Nb journal types Mean nb of articles (S.D.) T test p-value
Regional v s 1 497.0 3.8 p = 0.063
non-regional press 3 85.7 (93.7)   
1 to 3 items 1 286.0 3.4 p = 0.075
  3 61.0 (56.6)   
4 to 7 items 1 181.0 3.9 p = 0.061
  3 21.7 (35.8)   
8 to 11 items 1 30.0 4.5 p = 0.046*
  3 3.0 (5.2)   
Magazines vs 1 188.0 -0.002 p = 0.998
non-magazines 3 188.7 (168.8)   
1 to 3 items 1 116.0 -0.01 p = 0.993
  3 117.7 (148.9)   
4 to 7 items 1 63.0 0.02 p = 0.988
  3 61.0 (103.9)   
8 to 11 items 1 9.0 -0.1 p = 0.965
  3 10.0 (17.3)   
Elite vs 1 65.0 -0.6 p = 0.625
non-elite press 3 229.7 (249.1)   
1 to 3 items 1 64.0 -0.4 p = 0.708
  3 135.0 (142.5)   
4 to 7 items 1 1.0 -0.8 p = 0.525
  3 81.7 (91.4)   
8 to 11 items 1 0 -0.7 p = 0.541
  3 13.0 (15.4)   
Tabloid vs 1 4.0 -0.9 p = 0.439
non-tabloids 3 250.0 (222.6)   
1 to 3 items 1 3.0 -1.1 p = 0.374
  3 155.3 (116.1)   
4 to 7 items 1 1.0 -0.8 p = 0.525
  3 81.7 (91.4)   
8 to 11 items 1 0 -0.7 p = 0.541
  3 13.0 (15.4)   
  1. The number of different items counted in each article (distributed in three groups: group I: 1-3 items, group II: 4-7 items and group III: 8-11 items) and corresponding journal type were listed. Results were submitted to Student's T test. * signals that p-values are < 0.05.