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Europeans becoming enthusiastic users of online health information

A new EU-wide survey shows that Europeans are hungry for online information about health and healthy lifestyles.

  • Over 75% think the Internet is a good way of finding out more about health.
  • Six out of ten Europeans go online when looking for health information (almost eight out of ten of 15-39 year-olds have done so, compared with less than a third of people aged 55 and over);
  • 90% of those said that the Internet helped them to improve their knowledge about health-related topics;
  • When online, people are hunting for health-related topics or to improve their lifestyle choices such as nutrition, physical activity, smoking etc.

Read the full article online: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/europeans-becoming-enthusias...