Adults in the U.S. using online dianosis and professional follow-up by income 2012

Use of online diagnosis and professional follow-up in U.S. adults in 2012, by annual household income

by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 31, 2013
Adults in the U.S. using online dianosis and professional follow-up by income 2012 This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have looked online to diagnose a condition and those that have followed-up with a professional medical opinion in 2012, by annual household income. Of those surveyed earning over 75,000 U.S. dollars per year, 51 percent have gone online to diagnose a condition. The internet has become a diagnostic tool for about one-third of adults in the United States. Women and younger adults are more likely than men to use the internet for a possible diagnosis.
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Use of online diagnosis and professional follow-up in U.S. adults in 2012, by annual household income

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Annual household income in U.S. dollarsLooked online to diagnose a conditionFollowed up with medical professional after online diagnosis
Less than 30,000 per year25%44%
30,000 to 49,999 per year37%60%
50,000 to 74,999 per year44%62%
75,000 plus per year51%53%
Annual household income in U.S. dollarsLooked online to diagnose a conditionFollowed up with medical professional after online diagnosis
Less than 30,000 per year25%44%
30,000 to 49,999 per year37%60%
50,000 to 74,999 per year44%62%
75,000 plus per year51%53%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Jan 31, 2013
This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have looked online to diagnose a condition and those that have followed-up with a professional medical opinion in 2012, by annual household income. Of those surveyed earning over 75,000 U.S. dollars per year, 51 percent have gone online to diagnose a condition. The internet has become a diagnostic tool for about one-third of adults in the United States. Women and younger adults are more likely than men to use the internet for a possible diagnosis.
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