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Computer-mediated communication and social support among community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review of cross-sectional data



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are social systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2018
  • Year Published
    2019
  • Quality Rating
    7/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (9); Australia (2); Canada (2); China (2); Netherlands (1); UK (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    WHO - Americas region<br />WHO - European region<br />WHO - Western Pacific region<br />
  • Country focus
    USA (9); Australia (2); Canada (2); China (2); Netherlands (1); UK (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    Community
    System
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Community and social services
    Community services
    Recreation
    Community/recreation programs
    Sustainable Development Goals
    3. Good health and well-being (partially covered)
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    With what supports are services provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive services
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    (Personal) Support
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Fuss BG, Dorstyn D, Ward L. Computer-mediated communication and social support among community-dwelling older adults: A systematic review of cross-sectional data. Australasian Journal on Ageing. 2019;38(4):e103-e113.
  • DOI
    10.1111/ajag.12703

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