Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
Number of persons aged 18 years and over who report not feeling frustrated during their most recent search for health information on the Internet.
Number of persons aged 18 years and over who have recently searched for health information on the Internet.
From the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey:
Based on the results of your most recent search for information about health or medical topics, how much do you agree or disagree with the following statements?
You felt frustrated during your search for the information.
[NUMERATOR AND DENOMINATOR:]
Have you ever looked for information about health or medical topics from any source?
The most recent time you looked for information about health or medical topics, where did you go first?
Data reported for this measure is summed from the "strongly disagree" response category.
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.
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