Internet users in the U.S. that used or made online reviews for health 2010-2012

This statistic displays the percentage of U.S. adult internet users who have consulted or posted online reviews or rankings on health related topics in 2010 and 2012. In 2010, 16 percent of those surveyed reported consulting online rankings or reviews of doctors or other providers. The internet has become a diagnostic tool for about one-third of adults in the United States.
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Percentage of adult U.S. internet users that have used or made reviews or rankings on health topics in 2010 and 2012
20102012
Consulted online reviews of particular drugs or medical treatments24%18%
Consulted online ranking or reviews of doctors or other providers16%17%
Consulted online rankings or reviews of hospitals or medical facilities15%14%
Posted a review online of a doctor4%4%
Posted a review online of a hospital3%3%
Posted your experiences with a particular drug or medical treatment online4%3%
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