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

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017, by ethnicity. 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, 5 percent of White or Caucasian respondents indicated that they regularly use an app to relieve stress, compared to 13 percent of African American or Black respondents.

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

Asian Black or African American Hispanic American or Latino White/ Caucasian Would rather not say Other
I use it regularly7%13%7%5%8%7%
I use it occasionally12%15%19%8%8%15%
I have used it once5%5%11%8%8%7%
I can imagine using it49%58%46%51%54%52%
I won't use it26%10%18%28%23%19%
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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

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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