J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 2014 Nov 7;27(4):163-8. Epub 2014 Aug 7.
School of Nursing, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA; Nursing for Research, University of Louisville Hospital/Brown Cancer Center, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
Problem: Little is known about how adolescent mothers use social media and the Internet, especially to access health information.
Methods: In this cross-sectional, descriptive study, adolescent mothers were recruited from an academic medical center after the birth of their child (n = 94) or from a state-funded, home visitation program during the first year after birth (n = 91). They completed the Pew Internet Survey: 37 questions related to use of social media and Internet, particularly in regard to obtaining health information. Read More