Published on in Vol 7, No 1 (2018): Jan-Jun

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Characteristics of Adults’ Use of Facebook and the Potential Impact on Health Behavior: Secondary Data Analysis

Characteristics of Adults’ Use of Facebook and the Potential Impact on Health Behavior: Secondary Data Analysis

Characteristics of Adults’ Use of Facebook and the Potential Impact on Health Behavior: Secondary Data Analysis

Authors of this article:

Kelly Bosak1 Author Orcid Image ;   Shin Hye Park1 Author Orcid Image


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