Table 3

Proportion (percentage and number) of tweets within each source category expressing sentiment and themes

Member of the publicHealth-related body or individualNews or media-related body or individualAlcohol industry-related body or individualPublic figureMiscellaneous
Total tweets17092991399731127
Sentiment 
 Positive5.6% (95)15.4% (46)3.6% (5)7.2% (7)3.2% (1)7.1% (9)
 Negative34.7% (593)4.3% (13)10.8% (15)22.7% (22)19.4% (6)7.1% (9)
 Neutral/neither55.2% (943)78.3% (234)80.6% (112)66.0% (64)61.3% (19)85.0% (108)
 Not coded4.6% (78)2.0% (6)5.0% (7)4.1% (4)16.1% (5)0.8% (1)
Themes
 Sharing13.8% (235)85.6% (256)66.2% (92)45.4% (44)6.5% (2)72.4% (92)
 Agreement11.1% (189)16.4% (49)6.5% (9)9.3% (9)12.9% (4)7.1% (9)
 Will heed1.6% (27)0.3% (1)0.7% (1)1.0% (1)3.2% (1)0.8% (1)
 You should drink14.5% (247)1.0% (3)2.2% (3)19.6% (19)16.1% (5)6.3% (8)
 Disagreement13.9% (237)2.7% (8)3.6% (5)12.4% (12)9.7% (3)3.9% (5)
 Will ignore12.2% (208)1.0% (3)4.3% (6)2.1% (2)19.4% (6)2.4% (3)
 Libertarianism8.1% (136)1.0% (3)2.2% (3)5.2% (5)3.2% (1)0.8% (1)
 Confusion4.9% (84)2.0% (6)2.9% (4)5.2% (5)3.2% (1)2.4% (3)
 Fatalism4.6% (78)0003.2% (1)1.6% (2)
 Won't work3.5% (60)02.2% (3)1.0% (1)00
 Humour11.4% (195)1.0% (3)4.3% (6)6.2% (6)12.9% (4)5.5% (7)
 Miscellaneous4.6% (78)2.0% (6)5.0% (7)4.1% (4)16.1% (5)0.8% (1)