U.S. adults that would use an app to measure health metrics 2017, by age

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017, by age. U.S. adults were asked if they would be willing to use an app to track health metrics such as blood pressure, body heat and blood glucose. According to the survey 11 percent of respondents between 18 and 29 years regularly used an app to track their own health metrics compared to 4 percent of those aged 61 years and older.

Percentage of U.S. adults who would be willing to use an app to measure health metrics as of 2017, by age

18 to 29 years30 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and older
I use it regularly 11%9%8%4%
I use it occasionally 19%18%8%3%
I have used it once 11%8%2%3%
I can imagine using it 43%55%63%73%
I won’t use it 16%11%19%17%
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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2 to 7, 2017

Number of respondents

1,043 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

english speaking residential population

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "The following is a selection of different e-health apps for smartphones and tablets. Could you imagine using any of them? [ answers for: apps to measure other health metrics (e.g. pulse and blood pressure, body heat, blood glucose, etc.), for instance using the camera of your smartphone]"

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