U.S. consumers' reasons for eating gluten-free foods 2015

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.
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Consumers' reasons for following a gluten-free diet in the United States in 2015

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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%
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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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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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?"
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