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Table 1 Quality items from Spanish- and English-language travel blogs

From: Contents and quality of travel tips on malaria in English and Spanish travel blogs

Quality items English Spanish p value
n/N % n/N %
Does the blog offer information on malaria? 285/500 57 64/100 64% 0.19
Is there a discussion on malaria in the forum or comments section? 225/285 79 48/64 75 0.49
Does the blog contain information on the side effects of chemoprophylaxis? 110/285 38.6 44/64 68.8 < 0.001
Is the information provided up-to-date?a 60/285 21.1 22/64 34.4 0.023
Does the blog offer links to official/specialized travel medicine websites? 45/285 15.8 10/64 15.6 > 0.99
Does the blog advise non-certified preventive products against malaria or whose effectiveness is questionable? 15/285 5.3 10/64 15.6 0.007
Does the blog have adequate information on chemoprophylaxis? 160/285 56.1 7/64 10.9 < 0.001
Is the information that the blog provides referenced? 35/285 12.3 4/64 6.3 0.12
Does the blog provide correct information on standby emergency treatment? 20/285 7.0 2/64 3.1 0.28
Was the information on malaria generated or reviewed by a healthcare professional? 10/285 3.5 2/64 3.1 > 0.99
  1. aReviewed in the last year. In bold, statistically significant differences