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Table 8 College students’ search for health information (comparing those with, and without, cause for concern in the last year)

From: ‘We have the internet in our hands’: Bangladeshi college students’ use of ICTs for health information

Variables Worried (in the last year) Not worried (in the last year) p-value (Pearson Chi-square)
  N Number (%) N Number (%)  
Used internet service for seeking health info (at least 1) 187 31 (16.6) 197 15 (7.6) 0.007
Heard radio spots or messages on health (in last 30 days) 65 6 (9.2) 76 13 (17.1) 0.172
Seen TV spots of programmes on health (in last 30 days) 181 60 (33.1) 189 41 (21.7) 0.013
Read health messages in newspapers (last 30 days) 187 68 (36.4) 197 59 (29.9) 0.182
Seen other printed health messages (in last 30 days) 187 61 (32.6) 197 34 (17.3) 0.000
Heard miking messages on health (in last 30 days) 187 47 (25.1) 197 35 (17.8) 0.078