User Autonomy Across Demographics in Mobile Health Applications

SYARULNAZIAH ANAWAR, FARAH NABILAH MAHMUD, ZAKIAH AYOP, ERMAN HAMID, WAI HONG YEOH

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User autonomy is important to improve decision-making process in achieving the intended health goal in mobile health application. The objective of this paper is to investigate the significance of demographic factors on user autonomy in the case of mobile health applications. This study used quantitative method. A survey (N=125) of mobile health users in Malaysia attempted to identify individual’s characteristics that relate to user autonomy and characterize the mobile health users with significant level of user autonomy. From the findings, this study concludes that there is significant difference in the level of perceived choice in mobile health usage across age and occupation groups.


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