Table 4

Percentage of article types recommending a public specific action and government specific action†

SourceCommentaryEditorialInformational pieceCrash reportPedestrian reportTotal
Public specific action
Public85% (33/39)33% (2/6)87% (13/15)10% (5/51)13% (2/16)43% (55/127)
Private63% (25/40)75% (9/12)54% (7/13)10% (4/39)22% (2/9)42% (47/113)
Total73% (58/79)*61% (11/18)71% (20/28)10% (9/90)16% (4/25)43% (102/240)
Government specific action
Public69% (27/39)67% (4/6)53% (8/15)2.0% (1/51)6.3% (1/16)32% (41/127)
Private88% (35/40)67% (8/12)77% (10/13)2.6% (1/39)22% (2/9)50% (56/113)
Total78% (62/79)*67% (12/18)64% (18/28)2.2% (2/90)12% (3/25)40% (97/240)*
  • * p<0.05.

  • Percentages given in table, with numerator and denominator in parentheses.

  • p<0.10 for differences between public and private.