Digital media use among older adults during the Covid-19 pandemic: a scoping review protocol




Digital media; Information technology; Coronavirus infections; Novel Coronavirus pandemic; Older adult.


Objective: To identify the purpose of digital media use among older adults during the Covid-19 pandemic. Methodology: The indexed literature published in English, Spanish and Portuguese will be systematically searched on 7 databases; the references of studies included will be searched manually. Two authors will independently evaluate titles, abstracts and full-texts according to eligibility criteria. A customized data extraction form will be used to chart the data extracted from the studies. For consideration, studies must be in English, Portuguese or Spanish; involve older adults aged ≥ 55 years (or mean age 60 years); assess older adults who used digital media during the Covid-19 pandemic; be empirical studies with qualitative or quantitative data, have crosssectional or longitudinal design, be letters to the Editor and editorials, and be published between the end of 2019 and 2021. Results: Results will be charted in a table and accompanied by a narrative summary.


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How to Cite

CARVALHO, J. C.; CIPOLLI, G. C.; ALONSO, V. .; CACHIONI, M. . Digital media use among older adults during the Covid-19 pandemic: a scoping review protocol. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 12, p. e520101220916, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i12.20916. Disponível em: Acesso em: 24 feb. 2024.



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