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Table 2 Characteristics of Finnish and Greek websites

From: An analysis of online health information on schizophrenia or related conditions: a cross-sectional survey

Characteristics Total FI GR Chi-square P a
  N (%) n (%) n (%) (df)  
Scope of information      
Specific (mental health) 41 (71) 15 (63) 26 (77) 1.33 (1) .25
Broad (health) 12 (21) 7 (29) 5 (15) 1.80 (1) .18
Broader (general information) 5 (8) 2 (8) 3 (8) .004 (1) .95
Ownership structure      
Organization 36 (62) 16 (67) 20 (59) .37 (1) .54
Individual 10 (17) 3 (12) 7 (21) .65 (1) .42
Unknown 12 (21) 5 (21) 7 (20) .001 (1) .98
Ownership type      
Commercial 11 (19) 6 (25) 5 (15) .97 (1) .33
Professional 24 (41) 5 (21) 19 (56) 7.13 (1) .008
Consumer 5 (9) 4 (17) 1 (3) 3.36 (1) .07
Unknown 18 (31) 9 (38) 9 (27) .80 (1) .37
Drug company involved      
Yes 5 (9) 3 (13) 2 (6) .78 (1) .38
No 53 (91) 21 (88) 32 (94)   
Presence of Editorial board      
Yes 5 (9) 1 (4) 4 (12) 1.03 (1) .31
No 53 (91) 23 (96) 30 (88)   
Health professional involved      
Yes 35 (60) 9 (38) 26 (76) 8.92 (1) .003
No 23 (40) 15 (63) 8 (24)   
Promotion of products/services      
Yes 22 (38) 5 (21) 17 (50) 5.08 (1) .024
No 36 (62) 19 (79) 17 (50)   
Disclaimer      
Yes 23 (40) 11 (46) 12 (35) .65 (1) .42
No 35 (60) 13 (54) 22 (65)   
  1. aFisher’s Exact Test.