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A Media Day Analysis conducted by The Media Audit among 88 markets between January 2006 and April 2007 reveals that African Americans index higher than the general population in overall media usage.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 10:30 am | Link | African-AmericansInternet usage
The authors provide an overview of the role that the Internet, and access to the Internet, may play in the genesis of health disparities, and the need for information technology to redress health disparities.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 01:49 pm | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyHealth disparitiesInternet usage
Is the “Digital Divide” more about “use” than “access” to the Internet? This article identifies personal and situational factors that predicted Internet use among African American women with incomes less than $15,000.
Added: March 02, 2010 at 02:12 pm | Adobe PDF | UnderservedInternet usageAfrican-Americans
This is a link to a report on technology user types – who uses what, in what manner.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 08:40 am | Link | Internet usage
New Findings of Groundbreaking National Survey on Minority Internet Use
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:06 am | Adobe PDF | Digital gapInternet usageAfrican-AmericansHispanics
This is a report on various features of African American use of the Internet, including the generation gap, the gender gap, usage relative to white Americans, what it is used for, and how much is used.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:08 am | Link | Digital gapInternet usageAfrican-Americans
Nationwide report on the social impact of the internet on health care.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:12 am | Link | eHealth and technologyInternet usage
This Pew Internet Project survey confirms that information gathering has become a habit for many Americans, particularly those in the 55% of households with broadband connections.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:18 am | Link | Internet usage
The summary looks at Latinos’ use of the Internet.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:26 am | Link | Internet usageHispanics
Research by the Pew Internet & American Life Project tells the story: Just 57 percent of Americans use broadband services, even though 91 percent of American homes have access to them.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:32 am | Link | Digital gapInternet usage
This is an online presentation that contains data about how Baby Boomers use the Internet.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:35 am | Link | Internet usage
Some 24% of Americans are truly offline; they have no direct or indirect experience with the Internet. This report focuses on new findings about those who do not use the Internet.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:37 am | Link | Digital gapInternet usage
This presentation discusses the Broadband Data Improvement Act and its requirement to develop a map of broadband infrastructure nationwide. Gaps that broadband mapping could help fill are discussed.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:39 am | Link | Internet usage
The study provides an overview of the digital divide/Internet gap.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:47 am | Link | Digital gapInternet usage
This article reviews Internet usage by Asian-Americans, one of the most wired groups in America.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:52 am | Link | Asian-American and Pacific IslandersInternet usage
A May 2008 survey asked dial-up users why they do not have a broadband connection at home and a December 2007 asked non-internet users about the reasons they do not use the Internet. Results are summarized.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 09:56 am | Link | Internet usage
The article looks at how Americans are using the Internet and growth patterns in their usage.
Added: March 04, 2010 at 04:07 pm | Link | Internet usage
To characterize access to, interest in, andrnattitudes toward internet-based communication in an ethnically, economically, and linguistically diverse group of patients from a large urban safety net clinic network.
Added: August 21, 2013 at 10:24 am | Adobe PDF | eHealth and technologyHealth disparitiesInternet usageElectronic health records
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