Number of persons aged 18 years and over who have used the Internet to communicate with their provider in the past 12 months.
Number of persons aged 18 years and over who have used the Internet in the past 12 months.
From the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey:
In the past 12 months, have you done the following things while using the Internet?
Used e-mail or the Internet to communicate with a doctor or a Doctor's office?
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Do you ever go on-line to access the Internet or World Wide Web, or to send and receive e-mail?
HINTS is a biennial, cross-sectional survey of a nationally-representative sample of American adults that is used to assess the impact of the health information environment.