Health Information on Facebook

Three-phase mixed-methods project measuring health information sharing patterns on and off of Facebook by respondents with Type II diabetes. Phases I and II consisted of qualitative interviews and focus groups. Phase III was a large-scale survey of 700 respondents with Type II diabetes.
Sample
Sample of persons with diabetes recruited through a Facebook group
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Client Name
Prof. Rupa Valdez
Sponsor
UVa DPHS
Project ID
14.05
Year
2014