Health literacy in a complex digital media landscape: Pediatric obesity patients’ experiences with online weight, food, and health information

@article{Holmberg2019HealthLI,
  title={Health literacy in a complex digital media landscape: Pediatric obesity patients’ experiences with online weight, food, and health information},
  author={C. Holmberg and C. Berg and J. Dahlgren and L. Lissner and J. Chaplin},
  journal={Health Informatics Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={25},
  pages={1343 - 1357}
}
  • C. Holmberg, C. Berg, +2 authors J. Chaplin
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Health Informatics Journal
  • This study aimed to explore experiences with online information regarding food, weight management, and health in a group of adolescents in treatment for obesity. Individual semi-structured interviews with 20 adolescents were conducted. Participants used a screen-recorded laptop to demonstrate their search procedures and online information sources. The transcribed interviews were categorized using qualitative content analysis. The adolescents described both encouraging and discouraging… CONTINUE READING

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