Adolescents, the internet, and health literacy

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In this article, the development of the concept and measurement of "off-line" health literacy is charted, recent development and interest in adolescent off-line health literacy is explored, and how the Internet could be useful in assessing and improving adolescents' online and off-line health literacy skills is consid-ered. The important issue of content filters will also be consid-ered as it relates to adolescents' ability to retrieve online health information about sensitive issues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)370-382
Number of pages13
JournalAdolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2007
Externally publishedYes


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