People turn to the internet for health information when the stakes are high and the connection fast.
The percentage of internet users who use search engines on a typical day has been steadily rising from about one-third of all users in 2002, to a new high of just under one-half (49%).
Some 55% of all adult Americans now have a high-speed internet connection at home. The percentage of Americans with broadband at home has grown from 47% in early 2007.
A record-breaking 46% of Americans have already used the internet for politics this election season and Barack Obama's backers have an edge.
Introduction In the past few years, the growing number of Americans living in households without landline telephones has challenged survey researchers to develop a variety of approaches to deal with this non-coverage issue. One approach is to add interviews over the cell phone to traditional random digit dial surveys of landline telephones.1 Adding cell phone […]
The internet plays an important role in how people conduct research for purchases, but it is just one among a variety of sources people use and usually not the key factor in final purchasing decisions.
Teens write a lot, but they do not think of their emails, instant and text messages as writing. But teens also believe good writing is essential for success and that more school writing instruction would help them.
E-patients are at the center of the health care revolution, but how will Health 2.0 attract and serve the majority, not just the elite?
62% of all Americans are part of a wireless, mobile population that participates in digital activities away from home or work.
There is a demographically diverse group of Americans who already take advantage of mobile acess to data and information. With "cloud computing" on the horizon as the next evolution in mobile access, the make-up of the population of mobile users offe...