Study shows 32% of Canadians use health apps on mobile devices

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A report funded by Canadian Health Infoway and made in partnership with business school HEC Montreal and Quebec-based research and innovation institution CEFRIO found 32% of Canadian adults use health apps on their smartphones, although only 28% are in poor health. Other findings from the study of 4,109 Canadian adults include:

  • Forty-one percent of younger adults between the ages of 18 and 30, 59% of adults who are employed, and 55% of university educated adults use mobile apps and smart connected devices;
  • Twenty-four percent of Canadians use smart connected devices to track health conditions; and
  • Forty-six percent of adults that make more than $80,000 and 28% of those living with a chronic illness or condition use mobile apps for health purposes.

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