Share of U.S. hispanics who engage in select activities for their brain health 2015

This statistic shows the share of U.S. Hispanics aged 40 years and older who engaged in select activities and of those, who did so because they thought the activity was good for their brain, according to a survey conducted in September 2015. It was found that 58 percent of respondents exercised their body, with 38 percent of them saying they did so because it is good for their brain.

Percentage of U.S. hispanics aged 40+ who engage in select activities to improve brain health as of 2015

Percent who engage in activityPercent who engage because they think it's good for their brain
Exercising the body58%38%
Getting enough sleep57%40%
Reading57%36%
Eating a healthy diet54%34%
Taking vitamins or supplements47%26%
Watching the news44%18%
Challenging the mind with games, puzzles, or other activities40%30%
Watching educational programs33%17%
Engaging in mindful activities (meditation, yoga, prayer)28%15%
Trying new activities24%10%
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Source

Release date

November 2015

Region

United States

Survey time period

September 18 to 28, 2015

Number of respondents

542 respondents

Age group

40 years and older

Special properties

Hispanic/Latino population

Method of interview

Online survey

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