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Individuals using the Internet for seeking health-related information

Individuals using the Internet for seeking health-related information

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Analysis

In 2010, 49% of the population in the EU-27 used the Internet for seeking health-related information. Northern European countries like Finland and Luxembourg stand out with values of 67% and 65% respectively, well above the EU-27 average. At the other extreme, there are countries like Bulgaria and the Czech Republic that, with values of 31%, are far below the European average. Spain records a value of 53%, 4 percentage points above the EU-27 average.

  

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Source

Entidad: 
Eurostat
Informe: 
Eurostat ‘Information Society Statistics’
Frecuencia: 
Annual
Descripción

Percentage of individuals who have used the Internet for seeking health-related information for themselves or someone else.

Período
2004-2010
Observaciones

Last update: February 2011
 
Data provided to Eurostat by the competent authorities of the Member States (Eurostat: Statistical Office of the European Communities responsible for providing the European Union with statistical information at European level and promoting the harmonisation of statistical methods across the Member States).