Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey.

@article{Hesse2005TrustAS,
  title={Trust and sources of health information: the impact of the Internet and its implications for health care providers: findings from the first Health Information National Trends Survey.},
  author={Bradford W. Hesse and David Evan Nelson and Gary L. Kreps and Robert T. Croyle and Neeraj K. Arora and Barbara Rimer and Kasisomayajula Viswanath},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={165 22},
  pages={2618-24}
}
BACKGROUND The context in which patients consume health information has changed dramatically with diffusion of the Internet, advances in telemedicine, and changes in media health coverage. The objective of this study was to provide nationally representative estimates for health-related uses of the Internet, level of trust in health information sources, and preferences for cancer information sources. METHODS Data from the Health Information National Trends Survey were used. A total of 6369… CONTINUE READING
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