Reasons for not using mhealth in the United States 2012

This statistic displays the reasons why smartphone users in the United States are not using mobile health, as of 2012. At this time, 11 percent stated that they did not wish to share personal health information with mobile health applications. Men were more likely than women to state that they had no need to use mobile health applications. There has been a slow adoption of mobile health apps in the United States market.

Reasons why smartphone users are not using mhealth in the U.S. as of 2012

Percentage of respondents
I have no need to access health related apps27%
I prefer to talk to my doctor (or other healthcare professional) in person about any health related questions26%
I don't wish to share personal health information with apps like this11%
I do not find health apps to be helpful9%
I did not know that they were available for mobile devices7%
Other20%
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Source

Release date

December 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 2012

Number of respondents

Over 1,000

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