Individual Study / Reich et al.; Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019

Social Media Use and Preferences in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Social Media Use and Preferences in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Initiatives -
The aim of this study was to assess social media usage in a large sample of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2016
Funding
Supported by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Reich J, Guo L, Groshek J, et al. Social Media Use and Preferences in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019;25(3):587‐591. doi:10.1093/ibd/izy280

PUBMED 30203036

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,960
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

A total of 1960 IBD patients were included. Most respondents reported spending between 30 and 60 minutes on social media sites per day.
Selection Criteria
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • Specific population
Specific Population
  • Clinic patients

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,960
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
The aim of this study was to assess social media usage in a large sample of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Start Date
2016-07
End Date
2017-04
Data sources
  • Social media
    • Facebook
    • Twitter