Willingness to share wearable health device data among U.S. adults as of 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults aged 18 years and older that said they were willing to share their wearable health device data with select people as of 2018. According to the survey, 90 percent of respondents said they would be willing to share their data with their doctor.

Percentage of U.S. adults that were willing to share wearable health device data with select people as of 2018

Percentage of respondents
Your doctor90%
Your nurse or other healthcare professional88%
Friend or family member76%
Your health insurance plan72%
Other communities/other app users47%
Your employer38%
A government department/agency41%
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Source

Release date

March 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

October 2017 to January 2018

Number of respondents

2,301 consumers

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. residents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How willing would you be to share information from your wearable technology or mobile app with each of the following?"

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