Table 1

Bibliographic Characteristics by Body of Literature

Bibliographic Characteristic

Health Promotion

n (%)

Healthy Cities

n (%)

Population Health

n (%)

Urban Health

n (%)

Total

n (%)


Geographical Region

Global, Transcontinental

83 (12.9)

9 (23.7)

60 (19.5)

2 (11.1)

154 (15.3)

Canada

227 (35.4)

8 (21.1)

172 (56.0)

2 (11.1)

409 (40.7)

Europe

95 (14.8)

9 (23.7)

12 (3.9)

5 (27.8)

121 (12.1)

Australia, New Zealand, Oceania

44 (6.9)

0

14 (4.6)

0

58 (5.8)

Asia, Africa & Middle East

28 (4.4)

3 (7.9)

5 (1.6)

4 (22.2)

40 (4.0)

Mexico, Central & South America

9 (1.4)

2 (5.3)

7 (2.3)

2 (11.1)

20 (2.0)

United States

155 (24.2)

7 (18.4)

37 (12.1)

3 (16.7)

202 (20.1)


Study Type

Population-Based Survey

123 (19.2)

2 (5.3)

130 (42.3)

4 (22.2)

259 (25.8)

Experimental Study

58 (9.0)

0

21 (6.8)

0

79 (7.9)

Program Evaluation

121 (18.9)

11 (28.9)

23 (7.5)

4 (22.2)

159 (15.8)

Case or Qualitative Study

107 (16.7)

8 (21.1)

22 (7.2)

4 (22.2)

141 (14.0)

Systematic or Conceptual Review

126 (19.7)

9 (23.7)

68 (22.1)

2 (11.1)

205 (20.4)

Commentary

106 (16.5)

8 (21.1)

43 (14.0)

4 (22.2)

161 (16.0)


Total

641 (100)

38 (100)

307 (100)

18 (100)

1004 (100)


Collins and Hayes International Journal for Equity in Health 2010 9:13   doi:10.1186/1475-9276-9-13

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