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BACKGROUND The Internet is widely used for health information, yet little is known about the online activity of family caregivers of elders, a rapidly growing group. In order to better understand the online information-seeking activity of "e-caregivers" and other visitors at a caregiving website, we undertook a qualitative analysis of survey data from a(More)
BACKGROUND Online health communities are becoming more popular in health care. Patients and professionals can communicate with one another online, patients can find peer support, and professionals can use it as an additional information channel to their patients. However, the implementation of online health communities into daily practice is challenging.(More)
We introduce a new concept of randomness for binary strings of nite length, reconstructive randomness. Reconstructive randomness is based on a reconstruction problem: putting together subsequences of length k, k < n, of a string of length n to uniquely reconstruct it. We claim that the longer the subsequences required to uniquely reconstruct a string of(More)
BACKGROUND For effective health promotion using health information technology (HIT), it is mandatory that health consumers have the behavioral intention to measure, store, and manage their own health data. Understanding health consumers' intention and behavior is needed to develop and implement effective and efficient strategies. OBJECTIVE To develop and(More)
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