U.S. adults that used apps to relieve stress 2017, by gender

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017, by gender. U.S. adults were asked if they could imagine themselves using an app to relieve stress/promote inner peace through meditation, light yoga or other activities. In total, 7 percent of female respondents regularly used apps to reduce stress, compared to 5 percent of male respondents.

Percentage of U.S. adults that use apps for stress relief as of 2017, by gender

I use it regularly7%5%
I use it occasionally10%8%
I have used it once8%7%
I can imagine using it49%52%
I won't use it25%28%
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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 relieve stress/promote inner peace, for instance through meditation, light yoga exercises, or similar activities (e.g. smiling mind, Mindfulness, Breathe2Relax)]"

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