TABLE 1Methods for Learning About the Meeting

MediumPercent of Participants
Citizens (n=584)Stakeholders (n=29)
Newspaper1.70
Internet (Not E-mail)5.50
Television1.00
Radio0.50
E-mail15.244.8a
Flyer10.80
Community or Religious
Organization
11.027.6a
Professional Colleague or Professional Organization9.141.4a
Government Agency5.824.1a
Facebook1.50
Word of Mouth (Friend/Family Member)51.53.4a
Other6.23.4

SOURCE: Shah presentation, slide 8 (March 14, 2013).

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Numbers with asterisks show statistical significance between citizen and stakeholder reporting for that category

From: THEORY TO PRACTICE: PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTING PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES

Cover of Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making
Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making: Workshop Summary.
Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Institute of Medicine; Wizemann T, Reeve M, Altevogt B, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2013 Feb 12.
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