Experienced breaches of their digital healthcare data among US consumers 2017

This statistic shows the fraudulent activities by breaching digital healthcare data, according to a survey conducted among health care consumers between November 2016 and January 2017. The largest percentage of fraudulent activities has been done through purchase items as reported by 37 percent of the respondents who experienced some kind of breach in their digital health data.

Distribution of experienced breaches of their digital healthcare data among U.S. consumers as of 2017

Type of digital data breachPercentage of respondents
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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

November 2016 to January 2017

Number of respondents

base: 2,000

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

health care consumers who experienced a breach of their digital healthcare data

Method of interview

Online survey

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