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Table 2 General article descriptors

From: A comparative content analysis of media reporting of sports betting in Australia: lessons for public health media advocacy approaches

Newspaper Publication Time Period One + Time Period Two
N = 241 (%)a
Time Period One: Dec 1 2012–30 June 2013
N = 114 (%)a
Time Period Two: Sept 1 2015–31 May 2016
N = 127 (%)a
 The Sydney Morning Herald 49 (20) 30 (26) 19 (15)
 The Herald Sun 39 (16) 13 (11) 26 (21)
 The Australian 38 (16) 6 (5) 32 (25)
 The Age 32 (13) 15 (13) 17 (13)
 The Daily Telegraph 17 (7) 12 (11) 5 (4)
 The Advertiser 16 (7) 9 (8) 7 (6)
 The Australian Financial Review 15 (6) 6 (5) 9 (7)
 The Courier-Mail 9 (4) 6 (5) 3 (3)
 Canberra Times 9 (4) 8 (7) 1 (1)
 The Mercury 7 (3) 4 (4) 3 (2)
 The West Australian 6 (3) 4 (4) 2 (2)
 Northern Territory News 4 (2) 1 (1) 3 (2)
Article Type
 News 93 (39) 50 (44) 43 (34)
 Miscellaneous 53 (22) 26 (23) 27 (21)
 Sport 46 (19) 25 (22) 21 (17)
 Business/ Finance 38 (16) 8 (7) 30 (24)
 Opinion/ Editorial 11 (5) 5 (4) 6 (5)
  1. aPercentages rounded to the nearest whole number