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“ Demographics of Internet Users.” Pew Internet & American Life Project, April 2009. Available at: http://www.pewinternet.org/Static-Pages/Trend-Data/Whos-Online.aspx . Accessed 8/21/09. 8 in 10 adults in the U.S. use the Internet. 92% of 18-29 year olds 42% Adults 65+ years 56% Latinos 67% African Americans
48% African Americans and 47% English-speaking Hispanics go online using a mobile device 28% White Americans do Horrigan, John. “Wireless Internet Use.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, 2009. Available at: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx . Accessed 8/21/09
Which of the following is NOT one of the top 5 things people do online?
Send or read an email
Use search to find information
Find map or direction
Look for health/medical information
Look for info about a hobby or interest
Pew Internet and American Life Project, 2009. Available at: http://www.pewinternet.org/Static-Pages/Trend-Data/Online-Activites-Daily.aspx . Accessed 8/24/09. What Americans are Doing Online 90% Send or read an email 88% Use search to find information 86% Find map or direction 83% Look for health/medical information 81% Look for info about a hobby or interest
60% of e-patients access user-generated content related to health.
53% of e-patients consult Wikipedia .
20% of e-patients post or share content.
Fox, Susannah. “The Social Life of Health Information.” Pew Internet and American Life Project, 2009. Available at: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/8-The-Social-Life-of-Health-Information.aspx?r=1 . Accessed 8/21/09