Analysis of Access to Medical Information of Residents of Different Ages in Guangzhou
World Journal of Public Health
Volume 4, Issue 2, June 2019, Pages: 30-33
Received: Apr. 3, 2019;
Accepted: May 14, 2019;
Published: May 30, 2019
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Gefei Yan, Personnel Section, The First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Tengfeng Zhuang, Department of Orthopedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Ning Liu, Department of Orthopedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Huige Hou, Department of Orthopedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Zhengang Zha, Department of Orthopedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
Songwei Huan, Department of Orthopedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
We conducted a field investigation of 803 residents in Guangzhou through a self-designed questionnaire to analyze the ways in which residents of different ages obtained medical information and the differences in trust in medical information. The survey results show that residents of different ages have different access to medical information and their respective trust levels are also different. This is the reason why relevant units and departments should publish targeted information according to each age group, in order to enable residents to obtain medical information more efficiently. The survey results of this study also show that the new media had a large proportion in the current access to medical information, so the new media has great potential. Among these ways, the professional medical platform (non-hospital medical platform, official hospital platform) accounted for a small proportion, so it has not yet become the main channel for patients to obtain medical information. The We media (WeChat and Weibo) and other popular social software were very popular among the young people group (18 ~ 39 years old), which accounted for the largest proportion, and these kinds of media may be related to its huge number of basic users.
Analysis of Access to Medical Information of Residents of Different Ages in Guangzhou, World Journal of Public Health.
Vol. 4, No. 2,
2019, pp. 30-33.
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