Perceived barriers to Internet-based health communication on human genetics.

@article{Bernhardt2002PerceivedBT,
  title={Perceived barriers to Internet-based health communication on human genetics.},
  author={Jay M. Bernhardt and Ruth Ann Weaver Lariscy and Roxanne L. Parrott and Kami J. Silk and Elizabeth M Felter},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={325-40}
}
The Internet has emerged as potential vehicle for distributing health communication to millions of individuals because it is interactive, user controlled, and offers breadth and depth of information. However, its widespread use by the public may be limited due to three overarching concerns: privacy and confidentiality, information accuracy and perceptions of credibility, including limited credibility of some government-sponsored web sites. To explore the potential of using the Internet… CONTINUE READING