Figure 3. Consumers' primary purposes for visiting the Web sites (n=231)

Users of Public Reports of Hospital Quality: Who, What, Why, and How?

Pie Chart shows the following purposes: Choose or compare hospitals, 28%; See how good a hospital is, 28%; Prepare for talk with a doctor, 6%; Get information for family or friends, 7%; Learn about a particular disease, 2%; Get practical information about a hospital, 7%; Find out how much one would pay, 4%; Find out about the Web site, 4%; Other, 14%.

Pie Chart shows the following purposes: Choose or compare hospitals, 28%; See how good a hospital is, 28%; Prepare for talk with a doctor, 6%; Get information for family or friends, 7%; Learn about a particular disease, 2%; Get practical information about a hospital, 7%; Find out how much one would pay, 4%; Find out about the Web site, 4%; Other, 14%.

Current as of December 2011
Internet Citation: Figure 3. Consumers' primary purposes for visiting the Web sites (n=231): Users of Public Reports of Hospital Quality: Who, What, Why, and How?. December 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/quality-patient-safety/quality-resources/value/pubreportusers/pubusersfig3.html