Consumer health information searching process in real life settings

@inproceedings{Zhang2012ConsumerHI,
  title={Consumer health information searching process in real life settings},
  author={Yan Zhang},
  booktitle={ASIST},
  year={2012}
}
Current research on consumer health information searching focuses on users’ adoption of sources or their behaviors of using a specific system. Yet, few studies take a holistic perspective to examine health information searching as a process that takes place in real life settings and the cognitive activities involved. To fill this gap, we interviewed twenty-one young consumers about their specific health information searching experiences. The results indicated that health information searching… CONTINUE READING
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