Google V's GP

We asked the nation: On a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means you do not agree at all and 5 means you very much agree, rate the following: When faced with a mental health issue, I am more likely to use Google/the internet to seek information than I am to go to my GP.

We found that:

. 48%of the population is more likely use Google than go to a GP when faced with a mental health problem.

. 18-24 and 25-34 year olds lean more towards the web with mean scores of 2.8 and 2.9 respectively.

Scotland, the North East, London, North Ireland and Yorkshire all scored over 2.5 meaning they all lean towards the web. Northern Ireland had the highest mean score of 3.3

. Those working full-timeare more likely to use Google than go to their GP, scoring on average 2.8.

23% of Londoners would seek professional help, compared to only 10% of Scots.

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