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In the past 12 months, how often did you use the Internet to look for health or medical information {for yourself (or) someone else]?


[HC-25]  In the past 12 months, how often did you use the Internet to look for health or medical information {for yourself (or) someone else]?

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Estimated U.S. Adult Population information
Survey Respondents information
  Response Number Percentage Sample
Responses
Sample
Percentage
1 Once a week 11,125,915 13.3% 370 14.1%
2 Once a month 17,090,660 20.5% 536 20.4%
3 Every few months 27,845,937 33.4% 862 32.8%
4 Less often 27,214,030 32.6% 854 32.5%
98 Refused 73,350 0.1% 2 0.1%
99 Don't know 157,235 0.2% 5 0.2%
 
Total
- 100% 2,629 100%
Survey Notes:
HINTS 2003 Survey Instrument (English): PDF  
Who was asked:
People who looked on the internet for health information in the last year, for themselves or for somebody else , People who use the internet  
Data collection method:
Phone
Question source:
Pew Internet & American Life Project 
Dataset:
2003
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