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Table 3 General and practice-related usage of the internet (N = 771)

From: Guided online self-management interventions in primary care: a survey on use, facilitators, and barriers

Internet usage MHC PCP
  n = 481 (%) n = 290 (%)
General internet usage   
 (Virtually) every day 437 (90.9) 282 (97.2)
 Several times a week 31 (6.4) 6 (2.1)
 1 day a week to (virtually) never 13 (2.6) 2 (0.7)
Subjective internet skills   
 Good-very good 379 (78.8) 222 (76.6)
 Average 76 (15.8) 57 (19.7)
 Poor-very poor 26 (5.4) 11 (3.8)
Work-related internet usage 481 (100.0) 290 (100.0)
 Searching for referral information 456 (94.8) 243 (83.8)
 Searching for medical information 433 (90.0) 245 (84.5)
 E-mail communication with patients 329 (68.4) 272 (93.8)
 Searching for insurances and reimbursements 142 (29.5) 211 (72.8)
Available technologies in health care practice   
 Electronic medical records 424 (88.1) 205 (70.7)
 Website with patient information 304 (63.2) 236 (86.1)
 Online self-management modules 175 (36.4) 62 (21.4)
 Webportal with patient records 158 (32.8) 31 (10.7)
 eConsult 136 (30.1) 66 (22.8)
 Electronic/online screening 129 (26.8) 91 (31.4)
 Online appointment tool 133 (23.5) 54 (18.6)