Health Online 2013: Survey Results

Pew Internet Research published its new findings about online health. Here are the most important results:

1 in 3 U.S. adults use the internet to diagnose themselves or someone else – and a clinician is more likely than not to confirm their suspicions.

1 in 4 people looking online for health info have hit a pay wall.

11% of internet users have looked online for information about how to control their health care costs.

14% of internet users have looked online for information about caring for an aging relative or friend.

16% of internet users have looked online for information about a drug they saw advertised.

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