U.S. online medication purchases probability due to coronavirus home isolation 2020

During a March 2020 survey of consumers in the United States, 29.2 percent of respondents stated that if confined to their homes during the coronavirus, they were likely to purchase prescriptions and over the counter medicines online. OTC healthcare sales have increased significantly in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Share of consumers in the United States who believe they might purchase prescriptions and OTC medication online if confined at home due to the coronavirus as of March 2020

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Source

Release date

March 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 13, 2020

Number of respondents

524 respondents

Special properties

general consumers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: What type of products do you think you might purchase online if you are confined to your home during a Coronavirus outbreak? PRESCRIPTIONS AND OVER THE COUNTER MEDICINES

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