Table 5.

Preferred forms of communication media for receiving information on urban and community forestry issues, as indicated by community leaders in Mississippi by community size during 2004 (n = 159).

Inhabitants< 2,000 count (%)2,000–10,000 count (%)> 10,000 count (%)Total count (%)
Workshops
Prefer30 (34.5)19 (47.5)17 (53.1)  66 (41.5)
Do not prefer57 (65.5)21 (52.5)15 (46.9)  93 (58.5)
Pamphlets or brochures
Prefer30 (34.5)16 (40.0)15 (46.9)  61 (38.4)
Do not prefer57 (65.5)24 (60.0)17 (53.1)  98 (61.6)
Educational kits
Prefer30 (34.5)17 (42.5)12 (37.5)  59 (37.1)
Do not prefer57 (65.5)23 (57.5)20 (62.5)100 (62.9)
Newsletters
Prefer26 (29.9)16 (40.0)11 (34.4)  53 (33.3)
Do not prefer61 (70.1)24 (60.0)21 (65.6)106 (66.7)
County forestry agent
Prefer20 (23.0)17 (42.5)15 (46.9)  52 (32.7)
Do not prefer67 (77.0)23 (57.5)17 (53.1)107 (67.3)