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[IP] Internet Usage - Survey Results



Below are the results from a survey, which I did not participate in - 
apparently not many other members did either.
----- Original Message -----
>From: "Wendy Palmer" <email @ redacted>
>Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2001 4:35 PM
>Subject: The Diabetes Survey Results
>
>
> > A few weeks ago, you were kind enough to participate in The Diabetes
>Survey in which we asked people whether the Internet is helping them access
>medications, services, and information.  In all, over 3,000 people
>participated.  Here's what we learned:
> >
> >   1. 36% of people who answered our survey use the Internet regularly as a
>source of information.  Some of the sites most frequently mentioned were:
> >     o  The American Diabetes Association   http://www.diabetes.org/
> >     o  The Joslin Diabetes Center          http://joslin.org/
> >     o  WebMD                               http://webmd.com
> >
> >   2. 16% of people who answered our survey regularly use the Internet to
>get their prescription medications and supplies.  Some of the sites most
>frequently mentioned were:
> >     o  Merck-Medco.com       http://www.merck-medco.com/
> >     o  Express Scripts       http://www.express-scripts.com/
> >     o  Drugstore.com         http://drugstore.com/
> >
> >   3. 3% of people who answered our survey regularly use the Internet to
>get non-prescription medications and supplies.  Some of the sites most
>frequently mentioned were:
> >     o  Drugstore.com         http://www.drugstore.com/
> >     o  Walgreens.com         http://www.walgreens.com
> >     o  Eckerd                http://www.eckerd.com/
> >
> >   4. 3% of people who responded regularly use the Internet to get diabetic
>foods.  Some of the sites most frequently mentioned were:
> >     o  Edietshop             http://www.edietshop.com/
> >     o  Diabetic Gourmet      http://www.diabeticgourmet.com
> >
> > Finally, of those who responded 25% told us the Internet has not improved
>their access to products, services, and information; 32% said that it has
>somewhat improved their access; and 22% said that it has greatly improved
>their access.
> >
> > I hope you find this information useful.  And thanks again for your help.
> >
> > Wendy Palmer
> > Project Manager, The Diabetes Survey
> >
> > Neither MarketLab, Inc. or Pfizer Inc warrant the accuracy of the
>information contained on the websites listed above.
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