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Table 4 Detailed characteristics of videos based on category (median [quartile range])

From: YouTube™ as a source of information on food poisoning

  Education
(n = 66)
Entertainment
(n = 12)
News & Politics
(n = 35)
People & Blogs
(n = 47)
H P
Likes 8.5 (1.0,28.0) 30.0 (4.3,263.8) 4.0 (1.0,47.0) 26.0 (1.0,192.0) 6.115 0.106
Dislikes 0.0 (0.0,4.3) 3.5 (0.0,15.8) 0.0 (0.0,4.0) 3.0 (0.0,14.0) 7.875 0.049*
Posted days 1480.0 (702.8,2034.5) 1095.0 (447.3,1682.5) 1428.0 (855.0,2101.0) 794.0 (340.0,1267.0) 10.780 0.013*
Duration (minutes) 4.0 (2.0,11.0) 4.5 (2.0,8.0) 3.0 (2.0,4.0) 5.0 (2.0,9.0) 8.100 0.044*
Views 2392.5 (720.5,10827.3) 9290.0 (1118.0,23044.8) 2055.0 (654.0,16095.0) 6319.0 (781.0,28296.0) 2.564 0.464
Views/day 2.4 (0.6,9.3) 7.2 (1.2,26.6) 2.0 (0.3,13.4) 12.0 (0.9,31.4) 5.981 0.113
Total duration (minutes [%]) 661 (55.36%) 57 (4.77%) 190 (15.91%) 286 (23.95%)
Total views (n [%]) 1237876 (15.08%) 312444 (3.81%) 2316474 (28.21%) 4344407 (52.91%)
GQS score 4.5 (3.0,5.0) 3.0 (2.3,4.4) 3.0 (3.0,5.0) 4.0 (3.0,5.0) 8.238 0.041*
Content score 6.3 (4.0,9.0) 4.5 (3.3,6.0) 5.0 (4.0,7.0) 5.0 (3.0,8.0) 7.422 0.060
Total score 10.8 (8.0,14.0) 7.5 (6.0,10.4) 9.0 (6.0,11.0) 9.0 (7.0,13.0) 8.568 0.036*
  1. *statistically significant