UncategorizedApril 8, 2013

Veteran Internet Use and Engagement With Health Information Online

New analysis compares veterans of the U.S. military with non-veterans, revealing differences in internet access and interest in certain health topics.

UncategorizedApril 3, 2013

The First Cell Phone Call: Excerpt from “Networked: The New Social Operating System”

Happy 40th anniversary to the mobile phone call.

UncategorizedMarch 29, 2013

Why Pew Internet does not regularly report statistics for Asian-Americans and their technology use

We hope this article sheds light on some of the challenges of reporting survey results from some populations.

UncategorizedMarch 20, 2013

Tracking for Health: Detailed Demographics

New demographic tables for the “Tracking for Health” study: who tracks what, how and how often, and what impact it has on their lives.

UncategorizedMarch 11, 2013

Pew Internet Tip Sheets: Highlights of the Project’s Research

All of our topic-specific research “tip sheets” in one place.

UncategorizedFebruary 25, 2013

How many people use “ask a doctor” sites?

An estimate of how many people go online to seek a doctor’s opinion about something, such as on an “ask a doctor” site (hint: a fraction of a subgroup).

CommentaryFebruary 19, 2013

A mirror and a window

How were you first introduced to the Pew Research Center? Do you share our research with other people? If so, how?

UncategorizedFebruary 11, 2013

2012 Health Survey Data

We posted a preliminary version of the September 2012 health survey data.

UncategorizedDecember 28, 2012

Internet access at libraries

In a survey this fall, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project asked whether people had accessed the internet at a library in the previous 12 months. Some 26% of those ages 16 and older said they had.

UncategorizedDecember 17, 2012

Is there hope for SMS health alerts?

85% of American adults have a cell phone, yet just 9% have signed up for health alerts via text. What is the potential for this type of intervention?