Published on in Vol 21, No 1 (2019): January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
How Women Use Digital Technologies for Health: Qualitative Interview and Focus Group Study

How Women Use Digital Technologies for Health: Qualitative Interview and Focus Group Study

How Women Use Digital Technologies for Health: Qualitative Interview and Focus Group Study

Authors of this article:

Deborah Lupton 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Sarah Maslen 2 Author Orcid Image


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Books/Policy Documents

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