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Table 1 Overview of articles by region, genre and publication

From: A quantitative content analysis of UK newsprint coverage of proposed legislation to prohibit smoking in private vehicles carrying children

  All articles Front page articles
n % n %
UK (n = 221)
 Serious (n = 51) Daily Telegraph 28 6.6 3 23.1
Guardian 16 3.8 0 0
Observer 7 1.7 1 7.7
 Middle-market tabloid (n = 97) Daily Mail 71 16.8 n/aa n/aa
Express 20 4.7 0 0
Mail on Sunday 3 0.7 1 7.7
Sunday Express 3 0.7 0 0
 Tabloid (n = 73) Mirror 50 11.8 0 0
Daily Star 19 4.5 0 0
Sunday Mirror 4 0.9 0 0
Scotland (n = 201)
 Serious (n = 138) Scotsman 67 15.9 2 15.4
The Herald 61 14.5 5 38.5
The Sunday Herald 6 1.4 1 7.7
Scotland on Sunday 4 0.9 0 0
 Tabloid (n = 63) Daily Record 57 13.5 0 0
Sunday Mail 6 1.4 0 0
Total 422 100 13 100
  1. aNexis database entries for the Daily Mail do not list page numbers