The Ministry of Lisa Copen

Lisa Copen, Founder of Rest Ministries which serves the chronically ill, shares about mothering, illness, ministry and more.

How People with Illness Use the Internet

I am working on an article that needed some statistics and came across this research I thought you may find interesting.

Lisa

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E-patients with a Disability or Chronic Disease

Adults living with a disability or chronic disease are less likely than others to go online, but once online, are avid health consumers.

About a fifth of American adults say that a disability, handicap, or chronic disease keeps them from participating fully in work, school, housework, or other activities. Half (51%) of those living with a disability or chronic disease go online, compared to 74% of those who report no chronic conditions. Fully 86% of internet users living with disability or chronic illness have looked online for information about at least one of 17 health topics, compared with 79% of internet users with no chronic conditions.

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