Characteristics Associated With Use of Public and Private Web Sites as Sources of Health Care Information: Results From a National Survey

  title={Characteristics Associated With Use of Public and Private Web Sites as Sources of Health Care Information: Results From a National Survey},
  author={Edward Alan Miller and Darrell M. West},
  journal={Medical Care},
Objective:We sought to determine the frequency with which Americans access health information from governmental (public sector) and nongovernmental (private sector) web sites and to identify similarities and differences in the characteristics associated with use of each type. Methods:Data derive from 928 individuals who responded to a November 2005 national survey. In addition to forms of health communication, we asked about age, gender, race, income, education, insurance, lifestyle, residence… 

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