Here’s a data request I can’t fulfill, so I’m sharing it in the hopes that our community may provide some help: We are going to do a general market campaign targeting at-risk youth and youth who have already experimented but don’t consider themselves [tobacco] users or smokers. We are also doing campaigns targeting multicultural youth, […]
Love made visible
As an anthropology major in college, I was required to take at least one course in archaeology. We studied burial mounds and earthworks (from afar, no digging) and it reminded me of Geology 101, when I learned how scientists spot patterns in the physical landscape. Geologists look for clues to the Earth’s past, and possible […]
Public Q&A: How should a clinician measure patients’ use of online health resources?
Here’s a question I received recently from a clinician I met at a conference. He had expressed interest in the Pew Research Center’s health and technology surveys and was now following up: We are in the process of revising our patient forms and this may be a good time to add 1-2 questions that might […]
Public Q&A: How should a youth-focused sexual health clinic incorporate social media and SMS into their work?
Continuing my series of public Q&A sessions, I’ll share the following: We are working on an innovation concept paper to a local foundation and would like to explore how to better use social media and SMS at youth-focused sexual health clinic. We need to be able clearly articulate the benefits of social media and SMS […]
Public Q&A: How do (older, lower-income) patients learn?
Rebecka Sexton of the Center For Innovation at the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, emailed a great question and I’d like to share it more widely: We are working on a project here at Carilion on chronic diseases related to Population Health Management related to COPD. I am specifically working on the education component from […]
Tracking for Health: Detailed Demographics
In response to popular demand, my Pew Research colleagues and I posted detailed demographic tables for the “Tracking for Health” study. I should warn you: These are not pretty tables. You may need a ruler to keep track of the rows and columns since we crammed as much data into each table as possible. But […]