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Title Internet health information seeking is a team sport: Analysis of the Pew Internet Survey
Source International Journal of Medical informatics, 82, 3, pp. 193-200
Year 2013
Database ScienceDirect
Access date 16.04.2014
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Previous studies examining characteristics of Internet health information seekers do not distinguish between those who only seek for themselves, and surrogate seekers who look for health information for family or friends. Identifying the unique characteristics of surrogate seekers would help in developing Internet interventions that better support these information seekers.
Our findings provide evidence that information needs of surrogate seekers are not being met, specifically of caregivers. Additional research is needed to develop new functions that support surrogate seekers.

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Year of publication2013
Bibliographic typeJournal article