Likelihood that U.S. adults would use telehealth visit for select reasons 2016

This statistic shows the percentage of survey respondents that would consider using a virtual visit with their doctor given select circumstances as of 2016. According to the data, 39 percent of respondents indicated that they would definitely or probably consider a virtual visit with their health care practitioner for a prescription question/refill.

Percentage of U.S. consumers who consider a virtual health practitioner visit for select reasons as of 2016

Definitely or probably would consider a virtual visitMight consider a virtual visit
A prescription question/refill39%33%
Receiving results from my oncologist44%28%
A pre-surgery appointment40%29%
Ongoing care for a chronic condition37%29%
Select post-op appointments37%28%
A consult with my regular dermatologist37%27%
Weight loss of smoking cessation classes32%31%
A consult with my regular psychologist34%28%
Select pregnancy check-ups36%24%
Psychologist consult from my PCP's office29%26%
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Source

Release date

March 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

4,879 consumers

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