Health-related Information on the Web: Results From the HealthStyles Survey, 2002–2003

@article{Bansil2006HealthrelatedIO,
  title={Health-related Information on the Web: Results From the HealthStyles Survey, 2002–2003},
  author={Pooja Bansil and Nora L. Keenan and Amy I. Zlot and Jeanne C Gilliland},
  journal={Preventing Chronic Disease},
  year={2006},
  volume={3},
  pages={e15 - 84}
}
INTRODUCTION The World Wide Web is being used increasingly as a resource for accessing health-related information. In our study, we identified types of health-related Web sites visited most often, determined how often patients shared Web-accessed health information with their doctors, and examined factors that encouraged Internet use for locating health-related information. We also compared health-related Internet use among people who did not have any type of chronic disease with people who… CONTINUE READING

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