New demographic tables for the "Tracking for Health" study: who tracks what, how and how often, and what impact it has on their lives.
An estimate of how many people go online to seek a doctor's opinion about something, such as on an "ask a doctor" site (hint: a fraction of a subgroup).
How were you first introduced to the Pew Research Center? Do you share our research with other people? If so, how?
We posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data.
69% of U.S. adults track a health indicator like weight, diet, exercise routine, or symptom. Of those, half track in their heads, one-third keep notes on paper, and one in five use technology to keep tabs on their health status.
Stanford Medicine X is a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and emerging technologies. Stanford Medical Student Joyce Ho interviews Susannah Fox about her upcoming report, “Tracking for Health.”
35% of U.S. adults have gone online to figure out a medical condition; of these, half followed up with a visit to a medical professional.
85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?
Susannah Fox provided an overview of the Pew Internet Project's health and mobile adoption research, particularly as it relates to HIV/AIDS prevention efforts.
Rural residents in the U.S. lag behind those in suburban and urban areas when it comes to technology adoption.