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Table 1 The total amount of discussion for the AADE7 aspects of interesta

From: Using social media data in diabetes care: bridging the conceptual gap between health providers and the network population

Aspect All aspects n(%) Diet n(%) Life Adjustment n(%) Avoiding Complications n(%) Medications n(%) Problem-Solving n(%) Blood Glucose Control n(%) Exercise n(%)
Social networks b 7,512 (38.40%) 3549 (54.71%) 1000 (24.15%) 755 (24.19%) 991 (42.51%) 500 (30.64%) 500 (40.95%) 217 (34.28%)
Discussion areas c 8,179 (41.80%) 2188 (33.73%) 2204 (53.24%) 890 (28.52%) 1000 (42.90%) 985 (60.36%) 638 (52.25%) 274 (43.29%)
Q&A websites d 3,874 (19.80%) 750 (11.56%) 936 (22.61%) 1476 (47.29%) 340 (14.59%) 147 (9.01%) 83 (6.80%) 142 (22.43%)
Total Amount of Discussion 19,565 (100.00%) 6487 (33.20%) 4140 (21.20%) 3121 (15.60%) 2331 (11.20%) 1632 (8.30%) 1221 (6.20%) 633 (3.20%)
Rank   1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  1. amodified by AADE7
  2. bSocial networks: Facebook fan pages, Plurk, Twitter, PTT, etc.
  3. cDiscussion areas: main forums, well-known campus discussion areas, Dcard, etc.
  4. dQ&A websites: Yahoo! Answers
  5. eThrough the total number of posts and comments that mentioned the keywords we establish in each aspect, which reflects the degree of discussion, thus reflecting the “heated discussion”