Internet skill-related problems in accessing online health information

  title={Internet skill-related problems in accessing online health information},
  author={Alexander van Deursen},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  volume={81 1},
PURPOSE Despite the amount of health information available online, there are several barriers that limit the Internet from being adopted as a source of health information. The purpose of this study was to identify individual skill-related problems that users experience when accessing the Internet for health information and services. METHODS Between November 2009 and February 2010, 88 subjects participated in a performance test in which participants had to complete health-related assignments… CONTINUE READING

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