Products U.S. consumers stock up on during flu season 2014

The statistic shows the products U.S. working women stock up on during flu season. The survey, which was conducted in 2014, revealed that 70.4 percent of respondents stock up on tissues during the flu season.

Which type of products do you stock up on at the beginning of the season?

Share of respondents
Cold-relief medication64.9%
Hand sanitizers56.7%
Cough medication55.1%
Headache medication50%
General pain medication45%
Comfort foods (soups, snacks, ready-made meals, etc.)33.1%
Flu-relief medication30.6%
Comfort drinks (herbal teas, juice, etc.)30.6%
Immunity boosters/defense medication24.5%
Equipment (thermometers, vaporizers, etc.)9.1%
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Release date

February 2015


United States

Survey time period

May 2014

Number of respondents

6,683 respondents

Special properties

working women

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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