Technology Use and Reasons to Participate in Social Networking Health Websites among People Living with HIV in the US

@article{Horvath2012TechnologyUA,
  title={Technology Use and Reasons to Participate in Social Networking Health Websites among People Living with HIV in the US},
  author={Keith J. Horvath and Gene P. Danilenko and Mark L. Williams and Jane Simoni and K Rivet Amico and J. Michael Oakes and Brian R Simon Rosser},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={16},
  pages={900-910}
}
Online social media and mobile technologies hold potential to enhance adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART), although little is known about the current use of these technologies among people living with HIV (PLWH). To address this gap in understanding, 312 PLWH (84% male, 69% White) US adults completed an online survey in 2009, from which 22 persons accepted an invitation to participate in one of two online focus groups. Results showed that 76% of participants with lower ART adherence used… CONTINUE READING
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