The Internet as a health information source: findings from the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey and implications for health communication.

@article{KochWeser2010TheIA,
  title={The Internet as a health information source: findings from the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey and implications for health communication.},
  author={Susan Koch-Weser and Ylisabyth S. Bradshaw and Lisa Gualtieri and Susan Scavo Gallagher},
  journal={Journal of health communication},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 Suppl 3},
  pages={279-93}
}
A wealth of health information is available online, but we do not fully understand the implications for health communication. This study examined whether health information seekers who turn to the Internet first differ from those who turn elsewhere. Data from the 2,338 respondents to the mail portion of the National Cancer Institute's Health Information… CONTINUE READING