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Finding health advice online
When you want to know about a medical condition, are you more likely to go to a medical professional or do your own web search? Check out these results to see what this study found. All statistics are calculated from telephone interviews conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International between August 9 and September 13, 2010 with 3,001 adults, ages 18 and older.
Also, tune in for the April 19th chat about pseudoscience on the Internet and avoiding incorrect medical information, with Chicago Tribune reporter Trine Tsouderos.
(Source: The Pew Internet Project and California HealthCare Foundation and PEW Medical Advice 2010)
June 23, 2012