Published on in Vol 11 , No 4 (2009) :Oct-Dec

Internet Use and Self-Rated Health Among Older People: A National Survey

Internet Use and Self-Rated Health Among Older People: A National Survey

Internet Use and Self-Rated Health Among Older People: A National Survey

Authors of this article:

Enrique Gracia 1 ;   Juan Herrero 2


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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Encuentra E, Fernández M, Gómez-Zúñiga B. Engaging Older Adults with Modern Technology. View
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