Consumers Look Online for Health Information

September 2010
Massage Magazine;Sep2010, Issue 172, p27
The article reports that most American adults rely on the Internet for health and lifestyle information totaling up to 61 percent, according to the 2008 Pew Internet and American Life Project survey.


Related Articles

  • Speed Junkies. Yin, Sandra // American Demographics;Jun2001, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p27 

    Presents information on the number of persons addicted to Internet use in the United States.

  • An e-educated consumer is your best patient.  // Pharmacy Today;Dec2013, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p92 

    The article reports on Internet users looking online for health information in the U.S.

  • Health information on the Net. Stevenson, Kathryn // Canadian Social Trends;Fall2002, Issue 66, p7 

    Surveys Canadian households on the use of the Internet for health information, types of information sought, web sites visited and overall satisfaction with the information. Data from the 2000 General Social Survey on access to and use of information communication technology and the Household...

  • Study Finds Distrust in Online Info.  // Chicago Citizen - South End Edition;12/21/2011, Vol. 44 Issue 46, p14 

    The article reports on the survey conducted by researchers at the University of California, which revealed that three-fourths of Internet users find the Web a crucial source of information while some are distrustful of the information seen online particularly that of the social networks.

  • Figuratively Speaking.  // Northern Ontario Business;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p3 

    The article offers information on the results of social surveys related to human behavior including the percentage of respondents who consider wearing speedos for men as beach and poll etiquette violation, percentage of respondents who consider wearing skimpy swim suits as beach and poll...

  • Internet use has tripled since 1994.  // Infomat: A Weekly Review;04/06/2001, p5 

    Reveals the results of a survey conducted in 2000 about Internet usage patterns in Canada. Rise in the number of Canadians who are using the Internet; Barriers to Internet use for non-users; E-mail related activity of Internet users; Impact of security concerns among Internet users on their...

  • Personalization and privacy: a survey of privacy risks and remedies in personalization-based systems. Toch, Eran; Wang, Yang; Cranor, Lorrie // User Modeling & User-Adapted Interaction;Apr2012, Vol. 22 Issue 1/2, p203 

    Personalization technologies offer powerful tools for enhancing the user experience in a wide variety of systems, but at the same time raise new privacy concerns. For example, systems that personalize advertisements according to the physical location of the user or according to the user's...

  • The Wired and the Diswired. Dolliver, Mark // Adweek Western Edition;4/15/2002, Vol. 52 Issue 16, p58 

    Reveals survey results on the attitudes of Internet users in the U.S.. Number of users who gave up their Internet access; Reasons for giving up Internet access; Activities of individual users affected by time spent on the Internet.

  • Web Watching. Bryant, Gayle; Phillips, Brandon // BRW;07/16/99, Vol. 21 Issue 27, p19 

    Presents results of ACNielsen Panorama survey on the use of Internet. Statistics on the number of non-working who use Internet; Working population with access to Internet; Students and the Internet; Attitudes of people towards technology.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics