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Table 1 Characteristics of participating and non-participating councils

From: Understanding evidence: a statewide survey to explore evidence-informed public health decision-making in a local government setting

  Population size Recurrent income (AUD$ million) Geographic size (km2) Metro/rural
Participating councils Mean: 77,106 Mean: 84 Mean: 2,425 M: 22
SD: 56,330 SD: 69 SD: 593 R: 23
Non-participating councils Mean: 49,577 Mean: 52 Mean: 3,487 M: 9
SD: 55,877 SD: 42 SD: 3,903 R: 25
  1. SD standard deviation, M metro, R rural.