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Table 1 Description of Case Study Communities

From: How does community context influence coalitions in the formation stage? a multiple case study based on the Community Coalition Action Theory

Community Total Population to nearest 100 Population Density (persons per square mile) Community Descriptor Coalition Size in Planning Year
Rural Communities     
A 1,300 3.6 Rural region in Northern California 13
B 1,600 5.7 Rural region in Northern California 7
C 5,700 4,042 Rural municipality in the Central Coast region 15
D 19,400 4,522 Rural municipality in the Central Valley 15
Urban Communities     
E 50,200 6,440 Urban neighborhood in Southern California 10
F 55,00 2,370 Urban municipality in Southern California 33
G 68,000 12,141 Urban neighborhood in Southern California 42
H 130,000 3,983 Urban municipality in Northern California 16
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