Preferences for health apps in the U.S. by type 2012

Top preferences for health apps in the United States in 2012

Preferences for health apps in the U.S. by type 2012 This statistic displays the top preferences in the United States for mobile healthcare applications by type as of 2012. During this time, 23 percent of respondents stated to use mhealth apps mainly to provide access to health magazines, blogs, Facebook pages, and others. 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.
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Top preferences for health apps in the United States in 2012

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Percentage of respondents
Healthy eating apps49%
Firtness/training apps48%
Calorie counter apps48%
Nutrition apps46%
General health and lifestyle information apps41%
Apps to access health magazines, blogs, Facebook pages, etc.23%
Apps that provide advice/support on long-term medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, IBS, etc.13%
Sleep aids/sleep monitoring apps10%
Medication reminder apps9%
Apps to help educate children on health9%
Private medical provider apps7%
Other health and lifestyle information apps (e.g. alcohol intake monitoring)4%
Apps that provide smoking cessation support tools1%
Percentage of respondents
Healthy eating apps49%
Firtness/training apps48%
Calorie counter apps48%
Nutrition apps46%
General health and lifestyle information apps41%
Apps to access health magazines, blogs, Facebook pages, etc.23%
Apps that provide advice/support on long-term medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, IBS, etc.13%
Sleep aids/sleep monitoring apps10%
Medication reminder apps9%
Apps to help educate children on health9%
Private medical provider apps7%
Other health and lifestyle information apps (e.g. alcohol intake monitoring)4%
Apps that provide smoking cessation support tools1%
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This statistic displays the top preferences in the United States for mobile healthcare applications by type as of 2012. During this time, 23 percent of respondents stated to use mhealth apps mainly to provide access to health magazines, blogs, Facebook pages, and others. 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.
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