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Table 3 Comprehensive evaluation index system to determine the levels of science popularization resources development in provincial regions

From: Spatial differences in the influence of science popularization resources development on the energy consumption carbon footprint in provincial regions of China

Target layer Criterion layer Specific indexes
Level of science popularization resources development in provincial regions Science popularization human resource Number of science popularization personnel (person/ten thousand persons)
  Proportion of professionals among science popularization personnel (%)
  Proportion of persons with above-intermediate titles or above-undergraduate credential among professionals (%)
Proportion of registered volunteers among part-time personnel (%)
Proportion of creation personnel among professionals (%)
Science popularization event resource Total number of three types of events (time)
Proportion of participating person-time in three types of events among the regional population (person-time/ten thousand persons)
Proportion of participating person-time during event weeks among the regional population (person-time/ten thousand times)
Proportion of participating person-time in international exchanges among the regional population (person-time/ten thousand persons)
Proportion of participating person-time in openness to the society of colleges, universities and research institutions among the regional population (person-time/ten thousand persons)
Science popularization financial resource Average fundraising amount (yuan/person)
Proportion of regional fundraising amount in GDP (%)
Average fund use amount (yuan/person)
Science popularization site resource Number of sites per million persons (number/one million persons)
Exhibition area per ten thousand persons (sqm/ten thousand persons)
Number of promotion facilities per ten thousand persons (number/ten thousand persons)
Science popularization media resource Number of books circulated per ten thousand persons (volume/ten thousand persons)
Number of journals circulating per ten thousand persons (volume/ten thousand persons)
Number of discs circulating per ten thousand persons (piece/ten thousand persons)
Number of newspapers circulating per ten thousand persons (piece/ten thousand persons)
TV program duration (hour)
Number of websites (number)