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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population

From: Local decision makers’ awareness of the social determinants of health in Turkey: a cross-sectional study

  Mayors (n = 42) Heads of neighborhood (n = 22)
Gender
Female 2 1
Male 40 21
Age Group
‹50 16 4
50-60 21 8
›60 5 10
Educational status
Primary School 8 8
Secondary and high school 13 9
University and above 21 5
Term of office
‹5 years 23 11
≥5 years 19 11
Before current position, any official responsibility
Yes 20 22
No 22 0
Received training on project cycle
Yes 8 2
No 34 20
Read newspaper daily
Every day 37 17
Rare 5 5
Use internet daily
Every day 29 10
Rare 13 12
Follow the Official Gazette *
Every day 11 0
Rare 24 1
Never 7 21
  1. * The official daily newspaper where all new governmental regulations and announcements are published.