Characterizing internet health information seeking strategies by socioeconomic status: a mixed methods approach

@inproceedings{Perez2016CharacterizingIH,
  title={Characterizing internet health information seeking strategies by socioeconomic status: a mixed methods approach},
  author={Susan L. Perez and Richard L. Kravitz and Robert A. Bell and Man Shan Chan and Debora A. Paterniti},
  booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND The Internet is valuable for those with limited access to health care services because of its low cost and wealth of information. Our objectives were to investigate how the Internet is used to obtain health-related information and how individuals with differing socioeconomic resources navigate it when presented with a health decision. METHODS Study participants were recruited from public settings and social service agencies. Participants listened to one of two clinical scenarios… CONTINUE READING