Utilization of information sources by the elderly: An empirical investigation

Academic Article


  • The behavioral patterns of the elderly population as they relate to the process of obtaining information on services such as health care are not currently well understood. The research reported in this paper examines information usage behavior of the elderly based on a survey consisting of 1060 personal interviews. An examination is made of the sources of information for health care services utilized by the elderly based on demographics and behavioral dimensions.
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  • Powers TL; Trawick IF
  • Start Page

  • 101
  • End Page

  • 115
  • Volume

  • 10
  • Issue

  • 2