Consumers' reasons for following a gluten-free diet in the United States in 2015
U.S. consumers' reasons for eating gluten-free foods 2015
This statistic shows the results of a consumer survey in 2015. U.S. consumers were asked about the motivational factors behind their decision to consume gluten-free products. Some 9 percent of consumers indicated that they follow a gluten-free diet due to a celiac disease.
Consumers' reasons for following a gluten-free diet in the United States in 2015
Share of respondents
Gluten allergy (gastrointestinal)19%
Feel healthier12%
Celiac disease9%
Gluten allergy (skin)8%
Weight loss7%
Don't know/refused2%
Not gluten-free43%
Other1%
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Sources

Release date

December 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 14 to 17, 2015

Number of respondents

912 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Consumers who have ever heard of gluten

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The original question ran as follows: "Why are you gluten-free?"

U.S. consumers' reasons for eating gluten-free foods 2015
This statistic shows the results of a consumer survey in 2015. U.S. consumers were asked about the motivational factors behind their decision to consume gluten-free products. Some 9 percent of consumers indicated that they follow a gluten-free diet due to a celiac disease.
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