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Apr 23, 2013Susannah Fox
Highlights of the Pew Internet Project’s research related to health and health care.
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Eight in ten internet users have looked online for health information. Read a summary of Pew Internet's health research.
Lex Alexander , News & Record
Oct 30, 2006
"Eighty percent of U.S. Internet users have searched for information online, but most do not check the date and reliability of the information they find, a study shows.Searchers are more than twice as likely to start their search at a general-interes...
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Rachel Brand, Rocky Mountain News
"Dr. Google is ready for its next patient.Ten million Americans log onto the Internet each day to get health news and advice.Many of them are logging on for family or friends, and a majority make decisions based on the information they find, accordin...
Chris Cobbs, Orlando Sentinel
About 10 million Americans search the Internet each day for health information, making it as common a Web activity as paying bills and reading blogs, according to the study.
And three-fourths of those surfing for health information were reassured ...
Lex Alexander, Greensboro News-Record
Eighty percent of U.S. Internet users have searched for information online, but most do not check the date and reliability of the information they find, a study shows.
Searchers are more than twice as likely to start their search at a general-inte...
Oct 29, 2006Susannah Fox
Most internet users start at a search engine when looking for health information online. Very few check the source and date of the information they find.
Aug 31, 2006
This data set contains questions about how individuals use the internet to search for health information and resources. It was used in the reports "Online Health Search 2006" and "E-patients with a Disease or Chronic Disability".
Jun 20, 2006Susannah Fox
This presentation contains a general overview of the internet population, an analysis of African Americans and the internet, and some thoughts about the internet’s impact on health and health care.
More in: Digital Divide, Health
May 2, 2006Mary Madden, Susannah Fox
As more Americans come online, more rely on the internet for important health information. Fully 58% of those who found the internet to be crucial or important during a loved one’s recent health crisis say the single most important source of informat...
Apr 19, 2006John Horrigan, Lee Rainie
60 million Americans say that the internet helped them make big decisions or negotiate their way through major episodes in their lives.
More in: Decision Making, Communities, Health
Mar 21, 2006Lee Rainie
Blogs are part of the bigger story about dramatic change in people's information environments. This presentation on health-related blogs focuses on their implication for health providers in communicating with patients and caregivers.
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.