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Does providing free internet access to low-income households affect COVID-19 spread?

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Health economics [Health Econ] 2022 Dec; Vol. 31 (12), pp. 2648-2663. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Sep 11.

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Abstract: This paper evaluates whether a policy of providing free, in-home Internet for lower-income households can reduce COVID-19 case rates among those households. Using data from a pilot program in Toronto, we find that deploying free public WiFi in large ap...

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Internet access, support, usage divides, and depressive symptoms among older adults in China: A nationally representative cross-sectional study.

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Source(s): Journal of affective disorders [J Affect Disord] 2023 Feb 15; Vol. 323, pp. 514-523. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 08.

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Abstract: Objective: This study examines the associations between multiple sub-dimensions of the digital divide, including Internet access, support, usage divides, and depressive symptoms among older adults as well as the potential moderating effects of rural/ur...

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The effect of Internet access on body weight: Evidence from China.

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Source(s): Journal of health economics [J Health Econ] 2022 Sep; Vol. 85, pp. 102670. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 12.

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Abstract: The Internet has significantly changed people's daily lives, including their health status. In this paper, we study the health implications of Internet access with a specific focus on body weight. We exploit an Internet speed upgrading project in China...

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Internet access and partnership formation in the United States.

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Source(s): Population studies [Popul Stud (Camb)] 2022 Nov; Vol. 76 (3), pp. 427-445. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Nov 23.

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Abstract: The Internet has fundamentally altered how we communicate and access information and who we can interact with. However, the implications of Internet access for partnership formation are theoretically ambiguous. We examine their association using data f...

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Phased Array Antenna Analysis Workflow Applied to Gateways for LEO Satellite Communications.

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Source(s): Sensors (Basel, Switzerland) [Sensors (Basel)] 2022 Dec 02; Vol. 22 (23). Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Dec 02.

Abstract: Nowadays, mega-constellations of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites have become increasingly important to provide high-performance Internet access with global coverage. This paper provides an updated comparison of four of the largest LEO mega-constellati...

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Does internet access make a difference for older adults' cognition in urban China? The moderating role of living arrangements.

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Source(s): Health & social care in the community [Health Soc Care Community] 2022 Jul; Vol. 30 (4), pp. e909-e920. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Jul 10.

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Abstract: Since the mid-1990s, information technology, particularly the diffusion of the internet, has brought tremendous changes to communication and social participation for people in China, including older adults. At the same time, modernisation and urbanisat...

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Internet Access, Social Risk Factors, and Web-Based Social Support Seeking Behavior: Assessing Correlates of the "Digital Divide" Across Neighborhoods in The State of Maryland.

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Source(s): Journal of medical systems [J Med Syst] 2021 Sep 19; Vol. 45 (11), pp. 94. Date of Electronic Publication: 2021 Sep 19.

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Abstract: We aimed to empirically measure the degree to which there is a "digital divide" in terms of access to the internet at the small-area community level within the State of Maryland and the City of Baltimore and to assess the relationship and association o...

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Disparities in Technology and Broadband Internet Access Across Rurality: Implications for Health and Education.

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Source(s): Family & community health [Fam Community Health] 2021 Oct-Dec 01; Vol. 44 (4), pp. 257-265.

Abstract: Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, interest in using telehealth to increase access to health and mental health care has grown, and school transitions to remote learning have heightened awareness of broadband inequities. The purpose of this study was to exam...

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Regional Internet Access and Mental Stress Among University Students: A Representative Nationwide Study of China.

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Source(s): Frontiers in public health [Front Public Health] 2022 Apr 08; Vol. 10, pp. 845978. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 08 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Background: The Internet changed the lives of average citizens in the early part of the twenty-first century, and it has now become an essential part of daily life. Many studies reported that accessibility of Internet use is associated with mental heal...

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