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Exploring the mismatch between mobile phone adoption and use through survey data from rural India and China

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Persistent disciplinary and methodological divides between technology diffusion and adoption studies and the study of use and engagement with technology raise obstacles to understanding the development implications of mobile technology diffusion, for example in the area of healthcare access. As quantitative assessments in the area of health and technology almost exclusively rely on binary indicators of mobile phone adoption, it is not clear whether this is indeed a reasonable proxy that does ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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John Fell Fund More from this funder
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Hertford College, Oxford More from this funder
Publisher:
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Publisher's website
Host title:
IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Event location:
Dublin, Ireland
Event start date:
2015-11-11T00:00:00Z
Source identifiers:
589748
ISBN:
9781479982837
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Deposit date:
2016-01-15

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