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Trends in Online Health Information

By HERWriter September 24, 2013 - 12:47pm

Did you know the average U.S. consumer spends 52 hours a year searching for health information online?
A recent study by Makovsky Health and Kelton revealed some interesting findings including:
-The average American visits the doctor 3 times a year
-The most accessed online health resources include WebMD, Wikipedia and health magazines
-Almost 1/4 of consumers look to social media (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, blogs) to seek out health information
-PCs are still in the lead when searching for health information (but snartphones and tablets are on the rise!)

To read the entire article about the survey Makovsky Health and Kelton conducted and to see a neat infographic they created, follow the link below.

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