Published on in Vol 6, No 3 (2004):

Internet Usage by Low-Literacy Adults Seeking Health Information: An Observational Analysis

Internet Usage by Low-Literacy Adults Seeking Health Information: An Observational Analysis

Internet Usage by Low-Literacy Adults Seeking Health Information: An Observational Analysis

Journals

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  36. Irwin J, Thyvalikakath T, Spallek H, Wali T, Kerr A, Schleyer T. English and Spanish oral cancer information on the Internet: a pilot surface quality and content evaluation of oral cancer Web sites. Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2011;71(2):106 View
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  38. Iredale R, Mundy L, Hilgart J. An Online Resource of Digital Stories About Cancer Genetics: Qualitative Study of Patient Preferences and Information Needs. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2011;13(3):e78 View
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  43. Macias W, Lee M, Cunningham N. Inside the Mind of the Online Health Information Searcher using Think-Aloud Protocol. Health Communication 2018;33(12):1482 View
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  45. Choi N. Relationship Between Health Service Use and Health Information Technology Use Among Older Adults: Analysis of the US National Health Interview Survey. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2011;13(2):e33 View
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  49. Boulos M. British Internet-Derived Patient Information on Diabetes Mellitus: Is It Readable?. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics 2005;7(3):528 View
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  51. Oh H, Lee H. When Do People Verify and Share Health Rumors on Social Media? The Effects of Message Importance, Health Anxiety, and Health Literacy. Journal of Health Communication 2019;24(11):837 View
  52. Henner T. A Community and Medical Library Collaboration to Address Senior Caregivers Barriers to Health Services Access. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet 2018;22(2):112 View
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  67. Thomas S, Shuter J. Internet Access and Usage in a Sample of Inner-City HIV-Infected Patients. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 2010;21(5):444 View
  68. Rahmqvist M, Bara A. Patients retrieving additional information via the Internet: A trend analysis in a Swedish population, 2000—05. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2007;35(5):533 View
  69. Hoffmann R, Blecha D. Education and Disaster Vulnerability in Southeast Asia: Evidence and Policy Implications. Sustainability 2020;12(4):1401 View
  70. Bates B, Romina S, Ahmed R. The effect of improved readability scores on consumers’ perceptions of the quality of health information on the internet. Journal of Cancer Education 2007;22(1):15 View
  71. Ivanitskaya L, O’Boyle I, Casey A. Health Information Literacy and Competencies of Information Age Students: Results From the Interactive Online Research Readiness Self-Assessment (RRSA). Journal of Medical Internet Research 2006;8(2):e6 View
  72. Schprechman J, Gathright E, Goldstein C, Guerini K, Dolansky M, Redle J, Hughes J. Health Literacy and Global Cognitive Function Predict E-Mail but Not Internet Use in Heart Failure Patients. Nursing Research and Practice 2013;2013:1 View
  73. Whitten P, Nazione S, Smith S, LaPlante C. An examination into audience targeting and the use of storytelling or statistical evidence on breast cancer websites. Patient Education and Counseling 2011;85(2):e59 View
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  75. Senkowski V, Branscum P. How College Students Search the Internet for Weight Control and Weight Management Information: An Observational Study. American Journal of Health Education 2015;46(4):231 View
  76. Hayes L, Bhochhibhoya A, Cheney M, Larson D, Branscum P. An Evaluation of the Effects of Formal Nutrition Education on Online Nutrition Information Retrieval among College Students. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet 2016;20(4):139 View
  77. Porter S, Chapman-Novakofski K, Scherer J. Your Guide to Diet and Diabetes: Web-based Diabetes Education Tailored to Hispanics. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 2009;41(5):374 View
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  88. van Uden-Kraan C, Drossaert C, Taal E, Seydel E, van de Laar M. Participation in online patient support groups endorses patients’ empowerment. Patient Education and Counseling 2009;74(1):61 View
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  90. Cook V, Ellis A, Hildebrand K. Mobile health applications in clinical practice: pearls, pitfalls, and key considerations. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2016;117(2):143 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Lopes C, Ribeiro C. Current Issues in Libraries, Information Science and Related Fields. View
  2. Langhorne A, Thomas P, Kolaczkowski L. Online Communities and Social Computing. View
  3. Lopes C, Ribeiro C. Human Factors in Computing and Informatics. View
  4. . Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs, and Behavior. View
  5. Medhekar A, Nguyen J. Opportunities and Challenges in Digital Healthcare Innovation. View
  6. . Moderating Usability Tests. View
  7. van Deursen A, van Dijk J. Electronic Government. View
  8. Luk C. Gender Gaps and the Social Inclusion Movement in ICT. View
  9. Borrego J, Klinkebiel C. Stepped Care and e-Health. View
  10. Kumar R, Roy S. Design for Tomorrow—Volume 1. View
  11. Medhekar A, Nguyen J. Research Anthology on Improving Health Literacy Through Patient Communication and Mass Media. View