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This study aimed to measure the proficiency of college-age health information consumers in finding and evaluating electronic health information; to assess their ability to discriminate between peer-reviewed scholarly resources and opinion pieces or sales pitches; and to examine the extent to which they are aware of their level of health information competency.
Journal of Medical Internet Research
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Ivanitskaya, L., O'Boyle, I., & Casey, A. M. (2006). Health Information Literacy and Competencies of Information Age Students: Results from the Interactive Online Research Readiness Self-Assessment (RRSA). Journal of Medical Internet Research, 8(2). https://doi.org/10.2196/jmir.8.2.e6