Percentage of U.S. adults who use an app to track their fitness as of 2017, by age

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18 to 29 years30 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and older
I use it regularly 29%25%13%12%
I use it occasionally 23%20%11%5%
I have used it once 12%17%6%3%
I can imagine using it 28%27%47%48%
I won’t use it 8%11%23%32%

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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 could imagine themselves using an app to track and monitor their fitness and exercise. According to the survey, 29 percent of those aged 18 to 29 years utilize a fitness app regularly, compared to only 12 percent of those aged 61 years and older.
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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 to track fitness (e.g. Runkeeper, Runtastic, fitbit)]"

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