U.S. health care workers that used apps for self-diagnosis 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017. U.S. health care workers were asked if they could imagine using apps for self-diagnosis. In total, 14 percent of health care workers stated that they regularly use an app to self-diagnose their illness.

Percentage of U.S. health care workers that use apps for self-diagnosis as of 2017

Percentage of respondents
I use it regularly14%
I use it occasionally30%
I have used it once7%
I can imagine using it32%
I won't use it16%
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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2-7, 2017

Number of respondents

base: 962; 69 health care workers

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 self-diagnosis (e.g. Medscape, WebMD, iTriage Heath)]"

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