Percentage of U.S. adults who would use an app to track their diet and nutrition as of 2017, by community

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City or urban communitySuburban communityRural community
I use it regularly 17%15%10%
I use it occasionally 23%14%13%
I have used it once 11%11%12%
I can imagine using it 32%42%43%
I won’t use it 17%18%22%

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This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017, by community. U.S. adults were asked if they could imagine themselves using an app to track and monitor their diet and nutritional intake. According to the survey, 17 percent of city or urban dwellers regularly utilize a such an app.
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Release date
April 2017
United States
Survey time period
March 2-7, 2017
Number of respondents
962 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
owners of a smartphone and/or tablet
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 for diet and nutrition tracking (e.g. Lose it!!, MyFitnessPal, Pact, etc.)]"

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