Home Broadband 2010
Broadband adoption slowed dramatically in 2010, but growth among African-Americans jumped well above the national average; 53% of Americans do not think affordable broadband should be a government priority.
The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.
Chronic Disease in Data and Narrative
The back-story on the report, “Chronic Disease and the Internet,” including answers to questions about probability vs. causality and why we included quotes from patients throughout the analysis.
Chronic Disease and the Internet
People living with chronic disease are disproportionately offline. And yet, those who are online have a trump card: They have each other. They gather and share information; they learn from their peers; and they just keep going.
FCC: Broadband Adoption and Use in America
An FCC survey finds that 78% of adults are internet users and 65% of adults have home broadband connections.
Change in internet access by age group, 2000-2009
93% of teens ages 12-17 go online, as do 93% of young adults ages 18-29. One quarter (74%) of all adults ages 18 and older go online.
Four in ten seniors go online
38% of adults age 65 and older go online, a significantly lower rate of adoption than the general population (74%).
Latinos Online, 2006-2008
64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.
Patient Choice in Health Information Technology
Susannah Fox will present data about the impact of the internet on health and health care to a meeting of the HIT Policy Committee, convened by David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator…
The Internet and Civic Engagement
Just as in offline politics, the well-off and well-educated are especially likely to participate in online activities that mirror offline forms of engagement. But there are hints that social media may alter this pattern.