Items purchased by U.S. consumers to treat cold symptoms 2015

The statistic shows various items purchased by U.S. consumers to treat cold symptoms in 2015. The survey revealed that 78 percent of respondents would buy tissues in order to treat a cold.

What items do you typically buy to treat cold symptoms?

ItemShare of respondents
Decongestant85.3%
Tissues78%
Cough drops77.8%
Cough syrup73.5%
Pain reliever69%
Vitamins46%
Lip balm39%
Chest rub38.3%
Emergen-C37.5%
Supplements30.8%
Dehumidifier15%
Other3%
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Source

Release date

April 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 27, 2015

Number of respondents

400 respondents

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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