UncategorizedApril 27, 2010

Government Online

The internet gives citizens new paths to government services and information.

UncategorizedMarch 24, 2010

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.

UncategorizedMarch 24, 2010

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 23, 2010

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.

UncategorizedFebruary 3, 2010

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.

UncategorizedJanuary 13, 2010

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%).

UncategorizedDecember 22, 2009

Latinos Online, 2006-2008

64% of Latino adults ages 18 and older used the internet in 2008, compared with 54% of Latinos in 2006.

UncategorizedSeptember 18, 2009

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…

UncategorizedSeptember 1, 2009

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.

UncategorizedJune 17, 2009

Home Broadband Adoption 2009

Broadband adoption increases, but monthly prices do, too.