Must-read: Adding up diagnosis errors
With diagnosis errors in the news, is it any wonder that 35% of U.S. adults go online to get a jump on it before they see a clinician?
Never assume that what you are seeing or experiencing is everyone else’s reality
One of the recurring themes of my work is to remind people that today is just a moment in time, that things will change — that things have changed even if you personally can’t see it yet.
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.
The First Cell Phone Call: Excerpt from “Networked: The New Social Operating System”
Happy 40th anniversary to the mobile phone call.
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.
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.
Teens and Technology 2013
Smartphone adoption among teens has increased substantially and mobile access to the internet is pervasive. One in four teens are â€œcell-mostlyâ€ internet users, who say they mostly go online using their phone.
Pew Internet Tip Sheets: Highlights of the Project’s Research
All of our topic-specific research “tip sheets” in one place.
How Teachers Are Using Technology at Home and in Their Classrooms
A survey of teachers shows that digital tools are widely used in their classrooms and professional lives. Yet, many of these middle and high school teachers are hampered by disparities in student access to digital technologies.
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).