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A Prompt to the Web: The Media and Health Information Seeking Behaviour

Marie-Clare B. Hogue1,2*, Evan Doran1, David A. Henry3

1 School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia, 2 The Hunter Valley Research Foundation, Maryville, New South Wales, Australia, 3 Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Objective, Design, Setting and Participants

The objective was to investigate media influence on consumers’ health related behaviours. A cross-sectional survey of randomly selected adults (18+ years) residing in the Hunter Region of New South Wales Australia was conducted. The sample was selected using a combination of the white pages and random digit dialling.

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