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Table 2 Activity rate for Facebook followers of national health authorities

From: Social media in public health: an analysis of national health authorities and leading causes of death in Spanish-speaking Latin American and Caribbean countries

Country N° of publications Population with Internet access Users who follow national health authority Activity rate (“Like,” “Comment,” “Share”)
   Absolute value Percentage Absolute value Percentage of people with Internet access Absolute value Percentage
Costa Rica 17 2,350,733 49.41 70,355 2.99 2,065 0.02
Panama 112 1,737,297 44.92 24,858 1.43 2,494 0.10
Dominican Rep. 370 5,159,267 49.58 11,477 0.22 5,053 0.44
Ecuador 240 6,838,254 43.00 72,975 1.06 34,828 0.47
El Salvador 305 1,813,989 29.70 11,481 0.63 9,964 0.86
Argentina 326 27,808,077 64.70 221,511 0.79 287,722 1.29
Guatemala 292 3,747,626 23.40 6,016 0.16 8,243 1.37
Uruguay 78 2,101,635 61.46 2,822 0.13 4,554 1.61
Bolivia 956 4,121,248 39.02 7,400 0.17 12 1.62
Colombia 296 25,123,935 52.57 36,257 0.14 62,002 1.71
Chile 1,411 12,851,275 72.35 71,073 0.55 148,269 2.08
Paraguay 1,869 2,817,583 43.00 22,823 0.81 51,275 2.24
Mexico 1,229 55,658,771 44.39 158,021 0.28 432,394 2.73
Peru 2,375 12,451,205 40.20 137,313 1.10 431,425 3.14
Honduras 505 1,519,089 19.08 1,960 0.13 10,477 5.34
Mean values 692      100,000 1.66