Journal article

Men's health on the web: an analysis of current resources

Jiasian Teh, Joe Wei, Glen Chiang, Tatenda C Nzenza, Damien Bolton, Nathan Lawrentschuk

WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY | SPRINGER | Published : 2019

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Men's health research covers a broad range of topics. Men and women face different barriers to health, with men almost universally having a lower life expectancy than women. Access to high-quality information on men's health topics is potentially an important part of engaging men with medical services. We aim to assess the quality of men's health resources available on the internet across 4 developed countries using a tier-based rating system as well as the World Health Organisation Health on the Net (HON) standards. METHODS: The Google search engine imbedded with the Health on the Net toolbar was used to assess 357 websites across Australia, Canada, America and United Kingdom ..

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