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Wednesday, 30th December 2009

New Zealand and Health Information: Many Kiwis Go Online to Solve Health Woes

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A TNS Conversa survey of health insurance customers found that four out of five had consulted the internet about medical matters - up 8 per cent from two years ago - and many of them said they would use their findings to challenge their doctor's advice.

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A 2009 Netguide-Telecom broadband survey found a third of respondents used the internet rather than visiting their GP.

Medical Association chairman Peter Foley said it was fine to consult the internet ahead of a doctor's visit, but said many people were worrying needlessly after giving themselves a wrong diagnosis.

Source: New Zealand Herald


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