Internet access and attitudes toward online personal health information among detained youth.

@article{Gaskin2012InternetAA,
  title={Internet access and attitudes toward online personal health information among detained youth.},
  author={Gregory L. Gaskin and Christopher A. Longhurst and Arash Anoshiravani},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 5},
  pages={914-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess Internet access and usage patterns among high-risk youth involved in the juvenile justice system, and to determine if health information technology tools might play a useful role in more actively engaging this population in their health care. METHODS A sample of 79 youth between the ages of 13 and 18 years old underwent a structured interview while detained in a large, Northern California juvenile detention facility. After an institutional review board-approved assent… CONTINUE READING
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