Comparative analysis of online health queries originating from personal computers and smart devices on a consumer health information portal
Consumer Health Information
Information Seeking Behavior
Information Storage and Retrieval
This study is a large-scale comparative analysis of health search queries to understand the effects of device type (PCs vs. SDs) used on OHISB. The study indicates that the device used for online health information search plays an important role in shaping how health information searches by consumers and patients are executed.