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Table 1 Event media reporting characteristics of unique reports by source origination, October 2013–December 2014 (n = 108)

From: Online surveillance of media health event reporting in Nepal: digital disease detection from a One Health perspective

Media source Domestic (n = 83) International (n = 25) P-value (Fisher’s exact)
Categorical variables; no. (%)
Nature of event 0.026
 Informational 17 (21) 7 (28)  
 Warning 1 (1) 3 (11)  
 Active 65 (78) 15 (58)  
Development region 0.022
 Farwestern 7 (8) 0 (0)  
 Midwestern 7 (8) 1 (4)  
 Western 7 (8) 0 (0)  
 Central 33 (40) 11 (42)  
 Eastern 21 (26) 5 (19)  
 Multiple regions 3 (4) 0 (0)  
 Unspecified regions 5 (6) 8 (32)  
Topic type <0.0001
 Human only 41 (50) 5 (20)  
 Animal only 8 (10) 14 (56)  
 Environment only 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Human-animal only 2 (2) 0 (0)  
 Human-environment only 31 (37) 6 (24)  
 Animal-environment only 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Human-animal-environment 1 (1) 0 (0)  
Media type <0.0001
 Newspaper 79 (95) 10 (40)  
 Inter-government agency 0 (0) 12 (48)  
 Individual (via ProMED) 4 (5) 0 (0)  
 Trade website 0 (0) 3 (12)  
Primary group <0.0001
 Humans 74 (89) 11 (44)  
 Wildlife 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Livestock and Poultry 9 (11) 14 (56)