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Table 1 Characteristics of the websites associated with a sample of 86 webpages

From: Did online publishers “get it right”? Using a naturalistic search strategy to review cognitive health promotion content on internet webpages

Characteristics Number (%) of websites
Country of origin:
 United States of America 72 (83.7)
 Canada 8 (9.3)
 United Kingdom 5 (5.8)
 Australia 1 (1.2)
Website ownership structure:
 Commercial 39 (45.3)
 Not-for-profit 38 (44.2)
 Government 5 (5.8)
 University 4 (4.7)
 Personal 0 (0)
Webpage type:
 Information 66 (76.7)
 Wiki 8 (9.3)
 Scholarly work 4 (4.7)
 Health product 5 (5.8)
 News 2 (2.3)
 Discussion forum 1 (1.2)
Primary focus of webpage:
 Cognitive health 41 (47.7)
 Dementia 34 (39.5)
 Other 11 (12.8)
Advertising content on webpage:
 Promotion of a specific product or company 10 (11.6)
 Mixed advertising content on page 29 (33.7)
 No advertising content 47 (54.7)
Webpage indicates expert involvement:
 Name, credentials, and affiliation noted 3 (3.5)
 Name and credentials noted 16 (18.6)
 Name noted 16 (18.6)
 No reference to experts 67 (77.9)
Webpage refers to consensus guidelines:
 Yes 1 (1.2)
 Unnamed 2 (2.3)
 No 84 (97.7)
  1. Note: Two of the original pages were no longer available when these characteristics were summarized in July 2015, resulting in a sample of 86 webpages