Unveiling the Subjective Perception of Health Information Sources: A Three-Dimensional Source Taxonomy Based on Similarity Judgements

@article{Wedderhoff2018UnveilingTS,
  title={Unveiling the Subjective Perception of Health Information Sources: A Three-Dimensional Source Taxonomy Based on Similarity Judgements},
  author={Oliver Wedderhoff and Anita Chasiotis and Tom Rosman and Anne-Kathrin Mayer},
  journal={Frontiers in Communication},
  year={2018}
}
Although there is a multitude of taxonomies of health information sources, these taxonomies only partly include how information users classify these sources. The present paper complements this research by developing a taxonomy which is based on individuals’ subjective perceptions of the ‘universe’ of health information sources. In our study, nine non-redundant sources of health information were presented to N = 150 participants who rated all 36 possible combinations of source pairs regarding… 
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