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Table 6 Students’ health information sources in the last month compared to general population

From: ‘We have the internet in our hands’: Bangladeshi college students’ use of ICTs for health information

Medium Student Sample, Mirzapur General Population
Heard health message (% of all respondents) (N = 436) Whole sample (N = 854) Youth (18–24 years)
(N = 92)
  Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Radio 20 (5) 15 (2) 5 (5)
Television 115 (26) 258 (30) 37 (40)
Newspapers 134 (31) 24 (3) 6 (7)
Printed messages 110 (25) 89 (10) 15 (16)
Music/dance/drama 69 (16) 26 (3) 6 (7)
Miking 98 (23) 296 (35) 34 (37)
Mobile phone 126 (29)* 33 (4) 12 (13)
  1. *Received unsolicited SMS regarding health