Use of and satisfaction with sources of health information among older internet users and nonusers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Consumer Health Information
  • Internet

abstract

  • Nonusers may find it quicker to look for information through traditional media sources and stay offline, thus limiting their information options. Strategies for encouraging Internet use and programs to teach effective searching skills are needed. Physicians could also direct older patients toward credible health information Web sites.

publication date

  • October 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/geront/gnp058

PubMed ID

  • 19741112

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 663

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 49

number

  • 5