Use of the Internet for health information by patients with chronic disease
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: ACIU, Mariana (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania)
- Co-author(s): Calina, Daniela (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania)
Bejenaru, Ludovic (University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Craiova, Romania)
AIMS: To investigate the Internet use among people with chronic illnesses. METHODS: A survey of 4987 adults who have access to the Internet was conducted. Analyses compared respondents in five groups: hypertension, diabetes, cancer, heart problems and deppression. We assessed: -how often respondents use the Internet for health information. -.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.