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Online information seeking behavior for cancer related disease: A developed and developing country comparison

Saleh, Nurliyana and Kartiwi, Mira and Gunawan, Teddy Surya (2018) Online information seeking behavior for cancer related disease: A developed and developing country comparison. In: International Conference on Computing, Engineering, and Design (ICCED) 2017, 23-25 November 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Abstract

With the rapid development of information and communication technology, seeking information over the internet has been time efficient and easily available regardless of time and place. The channels that provide information through internet have improvised and grown broader. The ubiquity of internet and availability of information has caused people to acquire information about health easily for their respective purposes. In this study, examination of information seeking behaviour through search engine for cancer related disease from developed and developing country was conducted, using Malaysia and Singapore as case studies. The content analysis technique is used to analyse the information seeking behaviour about cancer related disease. The findings show that there are differences in the pattern of information seeking behaviour between those from developed and developing nations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 6326/62634
Uncontrolled Keywords: Content analysis; cancer related disease, search engine; information seeking behaviour.
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices > TK7885 Computer engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Depositing User: Dr Teddy Surya Gunawan
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 15:43
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2018 01:22
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/62634

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