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Table 3 Perceptions of older people concerning the use of e-Health applications(1)

From: Determinants of the intention to use e-Health by community dwelling older people

Contacting health-care professionals via the Internet …. (Strongly) disagree% Don’t know% (Strongly) agree%
Performance expectancy    
- Makes it easier to contact a health-care professional when I want 12.2 19.6 68.2
- Enables me to live independently for longer 12.8 29.8 57.4
- Works well 15.9 38.3 45.8
- Is a pleasant way to interact with health-care professionals 37.1 24.7 38.2
Effort expectancy    
- Is easy to learn 15.5 16.2 68.4
- Fits easily into my daily routine 12.4 23.1 64.5
- Is easy to do 17.6 21.6 60.8
Social influence    
- Is something my family or friends would like to do 11.4 43.0 45.5
Self-efficacy (Very) difficult Neutral (Very) easy
- How easy or difficult do you find is it to use the Internet?(2) 15.2 36.2 48.6
  1. (1)Weighted by age and sex.
  2. (2)Only answered by respondents who use or have used the Internet.
  3. Due to rounding percentages do not always add up to 100.0%.