U.S. adults' common cold treatments as of 2017, by ethnicity

Percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select remedies for common colds as of 2017, by ethnicity

U.S. adults' common cold treatments as of 2017, by ethnicity This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select remedies to treat common colds as of February 2017, by ethnicity. It was found that 51 percent of African Americans drink lots of tea to fight the common cold, compared to 35 percent of White respondents.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select remedies for common colds as of 2017, by ethnicity

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Black or African AmericanHispanic American or LatinoWhite / Caucasian
Drink lots of tea51%36%35%
Sleep long51%53%54%
Take a hot bath32%35%22%
Stop exercising8%19%12%
Visit a doctor24%38%25%
Get drugs35%33%26%
Call in sick/stay at home30%31%30%
Eat soup56%57%50%
Other7%5%8%
None of the above4%3%6%
Prefer not to answer1%0%0%
Black or African AmericanHispanic American or LatinoWhite / Caucasian
Drink lots of tea51%36%35%
Sleep long51%53%54%
Take a hot bath32%35%22%
Stop exercising8%19%12%
Visit a doctor24%38%25%
Get drugs35%33%26%
Call in sick/stay at home30%31%30%
Eat soup56%57%50%
Other7%5%8%
None of the above4%3%6%
Prefer not to answer1%0%0%
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This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. who used select remedies to treat common colds as of February 2017, by ethnicity. It was found that 51 percent of African Americans drink lots of tea to fight the common cold, compared to 35 percent of White respondents.
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