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Table 2 Types of Roles Implicated and Geographic Origin of Abstracts Making Implications

From: The role of urban municipal governments in reducing health inequities: A meta-narrative mapping analysis

  Global or trans-continental Canada Europe Australia, New Zealand, Oceania Asia, Africa & Middle East Mexico, Central & South America United States Total Abstracts by Municipal Role
Roles n
(%)
n
(%)
n
(%)
n
(%)
n
(%)
n
(%)
n
(%)
n
(%)
1. conduct health impact assessments, assess local needs 2
(6.9)
5
(10.4)
3
(7.3)
2
(16.7)
2
(18.2)
1
(7.7)
5
(29.4)
20
(11.7)
2. deliver health promotion, public education campaigns 0
(0.0)
4
(8.3)
5
(12.2)
2
(16.7)
3
(27.3)
3
(23.1)
2
(11.8)
19
(11.1)
3. develop inter-sectoral, intergovernmental partnerships 6
(20.7)
3
(6.3)
4
(9.8)
2
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.8)
17
(9.9)
4. improve intergov'tal relations, clarify responsibilities 0
(0.0)
3
(6.3)
6
(14.6)
2
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
12
(7.0)
5. improve capacity w/n local government, be a leader, advocate 0
(0.0)
10
(20.8)
6
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.3)
2
(15.4)
2
(11.8)
23
(13.5)
6. join/build on existing networks, partnerships, be an active participant 7
(24.1)
16
(33.3)
11
(26.8)
3
(25.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.4)
2
(11.8)
41
(24.0)
7. improve social, economic, built environments 14
(48.3)
7
(14.6)
6
(14.6)
1
(8.3)
3
(27.3)
4
(30.8)
4
(23.5)
39
(22.8)
Total Abstracts Implicating Municipal Governments 29
(100.0)
48
(100.0)
41
(100.0)
12
(100.0)
11
(100.0)
13
(100.0)
17
(100.0)
171
(100.0)