Published on in Vol 15, No 5 (2013): May

The Digital Divide Among Low-Income Homebound Older Adults: Internet Use Patterns, eHealth Literacy, and Attitudes Toward Computer/Internet Use

The Digital Divide Among Low-Income Homebound Older Adults: Internet Use Patterns, eHealth Literacy, and Attitudes Toward Computer/Internet Use

The Digital Divide Among Low-Income Homebound Older Adults: Internet Use Patterns, eHealth Literacy, and Attitudes Toward Computer/Internet Use

Authors of this article:

Namkee G. Choi 1 ;   Diana M DiNitto 1


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  149. Han K, Won E, Paik J, Lee M, Lee H, Ham B. Mental health service use in adults with suicidal ideation within a nationally representative sample of the Korean population. Journal of Affective Disorders 2016;193:339 View
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  151. Grates M, Heming A, Vukoman M, Schabsky P, Sorgalla J. New Perspectives on User Participation in Technology Design Processes: An Interdisciplinary Approach. The Gerontologist 2019;59(1):45 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Huo J, Turner K. Social Web and Health Research. View
  2. Ying M, Lei R, Chen L, Zhou L. Smart Health. View
  3. Liu Z, Su J, Ji L. Scientometrics Recent Advances. View
  4. Li Y. Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging. View
  5. Gallistl V, Nimrod G. Perspectives on Human-Computer Interaction Research with Older People. View
  6. Mitzner T, Charness N, Rogers W. Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging. View
  7. Dorsch A, King C, Dobkin B. Neurorehabilitation Technology. View
  8. Berkowsky R, Yost E, Cotten S. Resilience in Aging. View
  9. Okazaki H, Matsumoto H, Shibata Y, Motomura S, Masada N. Brain Informatics and Health. View
  10. Mazur E, Signorella M, Hough M. Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition. View
  11. Bertschi I, Levin-Zamir D. Health Literacy im Kindes- und Jugendalter. View
  12. Chen H, Levkoff S. Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Everyday Life. View
  13. Berkowsky R, Rikard R, Cotten S. Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Everyday Life. View
  14. Gilbert M, Masucci M. Handbook of the Changing World Language Map. View
  15. Mikkonen I, Sourtzi P, Turjamaa R, Äijö M, Ylinen E, Finnema E, van ’t Veer J. Older People: Improving Health and Social Care. View
  16. Margrett J, Lee K. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. View
  17. Mazur E, Signorella M, Hough M. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Media and Communications. View
  18. Skill K, Kaharevic A. Electronic Participation. View
  19. Neves B, Vetere F. Ageing and Digital Technology. View
  20. Gilbert M, Masucci M. Handbook of the Changing World Language Map. View
  21. Lippke S. Digitales Betriebliches Gesundheitsmanagement. View
  22. Freddolino P, Keys F. Gerontological Social Work and the Grand Challenges. View
  23. Suri V, Chang Y, Majid S, Foo S. Information Literacy. Lifelong Learning and Digital Citizenship in the 21st Century. View