Health information, the Internet, and the digital divide.

  title={Health information, the Internet, and the digital divide.},
  author={Mollyann Brodie and Raymond Flournoy and Drew E Altman and Robert J. Blendon and John M. Benson and Matthew D. Rosenbaum},
  journal={Health affairs},
  volume={19 6},
Through an analysis of recent data on adults' and children's computer use and experiences, this DataWatch shows that use of computers and the Internet is widespread and that significant percentages of the public are already using the Internet to get health information. The surveys also show that the Internet is already a useful vehicle for reaching large numbers of lower-income, less-educated, and minority Americans. However, a substantial digital divide continues to characterize computer and… CONTINUE READING

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