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.

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%
Loading statistic...
You need to log in to download this statistic
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

January 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 7 to September 6, 2012

Number of respondents

2010: 2,065; 2012: 2,392

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Internet usage in the United States"

Further Content: You might find this interesting as well

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.