Important hospital characteristics according to U.S. adults 2017, by age

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in the United States in March 2017, by age. U.S. adults were asked about characteristics of hospitals that are most important to them. In total, 72 percent of those aged 18 to 29 years said that the friendliness of staff was an important characteristic of a hospital, compared to just 48 percent of those aged 61 percent and older.

Important hospital characteristics according to U.S. adults as of 2017, by age

18 to 29 years 30 to 45 years 46 to 60 years 61 years and older
Quality of food20%16%19%18%
Level of comfort68%59%51%53%
Quality of doctors and treatment83%84%85%91%
Speed of treatment58%58%52%51%
Friendliness of staff72%65%56%48%
Up-to-dateness of technology39%43%45%47%
Ease of patient registration/payment process36%36%30%26%
Other1%0%2%1%
Don't know2%2%3%2%
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Source

Release date

April 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2-7, 2017

Number of respondents

1,043 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "When in the hospital, which of the following aspects matter to you most?" (multiple pick)

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