Where Are They Now? A Case Study of Health-related Web Site Attrition

  title={Where Are They Now? A Case Study of Health-related Web Site Attrition},
  author={Michael A. Veronin and John Powell},
  booktitle={Journal of medical Internet research},
BACKGROUND When considering health-related Web sites, issues of quality generally focus on Web content. Little concern has been given to attrition of Web sites or the "fleeting" nature of health information on the World Wide Web. Since Web sites may be available for an uncertain period of time, a Web page may not be a sound reference. OBJECTIVE To address the issue of attrition, a defined set of health-related Web sites was examined at two separate time intervals. METHODS To determine the… CONTINUE READING

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