Summary of 9th Survey on the Use of
the Internet for Medical & Health Purposes
The Health on the Net Foundation (HON) has made results available from its latest survey (2004/5) on the use of the Internet for medical and health purposes. In a five month period they had over 2,000 health information seekers fill in their questionnaire which was posted on sites world wide.
The most recent survey found that on average per week, users went online three times to look for health-related information.
For more complete findings from these surveys and others go to the HON web page
Highlights of Healthcare Professionals' Experience from the Survey
The survey had 787 health care professionals fill in their questionnaire which was posted on the HON website and collaborative sites, as well as distributed to newsletter subscribers.
Highlights of Patients' Experience from the Survey:
The survey had about 1225 non medical professionals respondents: