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Table 2 Agencies and accounts on Facebook

From: Social media engagement analysis of U.S. Federal health agencies on Facebook

Agency Name # accounts Examples of accounts
ACF Administration for Children & Families 1 Child_Welfare_Information_Gateway
AoA Administration on Aging 2 Administration_on_Aging, etc.
CDC Center for Disease Control & Prevention 10 CDC_Tobacco_Free, etc.
FDA U.S. Food & Drug Administration 1 U.S._Food_and_Drug_Administration
HRSA Health Resources & Services Administration 2 Health_Resources_and_Service_Administration_(HRSA), etc.
NIH National Institutes of Health 8 Fogarty_International_Center, etc.
NIH/NCCAM National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine 1 National_Center_for_Complementary_and_Alternative_Medicine
NIH/NCI National Cancer Institute 3 National_Cancer_Institute, etc.
NIH/NEI National Eye Institute 1 National_Eye_Health_Education_Program_(NEHEP)
NIH/NHGRI National Human Genome Research Institute 1 National_DNA_Day
NIH/NHLBI National Heart, Blood & Lung Institute 4 National_Heart,_Lung,_and_Blood_Institute_(NHLBI), etc.
NIH/NIAID National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases 1 National_Institute_of_Allergy_and_Infectious_Diseases_(NIAID)
NIH/NIAMS National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases 2 National_Institute_of_Arthritis_and_Musculoskeletal_and_Skin_Diseases_Labs, etc.
NIH/NICHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 1 Eunice_Kennedy_Shriver_National_Institute_of_Child_Health_and_Human_Development
NIH/NIDA National Institute of Drug Abuse 2 Drug_Facts, etc.
NIH/NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases 3 National_Diabetes_Education_Program_(NDEP), etc.
NIH/NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 1 National_Institute_of_Environmental_Health_Sciences
NIH/NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences 1 National_Institute_of_General_Medical_Sciences
NIH/NIMH National Institute of Mental Health 1 National_Institute_of_Mental_Health
NIH/NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 1 Know_Stroke
NIH/NLM National Library of Medicine 6 Women’s_Health_Resources, etc.
NIH/OBSSR NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research 1 The_Office_of_Behavioral_and_Social_Sciences_Research_(OBSSR)
OS Office of the Secretary 16 Best_Bones_Forever!, etc.
SAMHSA The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services 2 Disaster_Distress_Helpline, etc.
Grand Total   72