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Original article (peer-reviewed)

Journal PLOS ONE
Volume (Issue) 15(4)
Page(s) e0231705 - e0231705
Title of proceedings PLOS ONE
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0231705

Open Access

URL http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231705
Type of Open Access Publisher (Gold Open Access)

Abstract

Data-driven health promotion programs and health plans try to harness the new possibilities of ubiquitous and pervasive physiolytics devices. In this paper we seek to explore what drives people to subscribe to such a data-driven health plan. Our study reveals that the decision to subscribe to a data-driven health plan is strongly influenced by the beliefs of seeing physiolytics as enabler for positive health behavior change and of perceiving health insurances as trustworthy organizations that are capable of securely and righteously manage the data collected by physiolytics.
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