Americans’ Use Of Healthcare Wearables Expanding Rapidly, Survey Says

Americans’ Use Of Healthcare Wearables Expanding Rapidly, Survey Says

Between 2020 and 2021, American consumers' use of wearable healthcare technologies,  such as smartwatches, wearable monitors, and fitness trackers, increased by twofold. such as smartwatches, wearable monitors, and fitness trackers, increased by twofold. The majority of study participants (59%), who used wearable monitors, reported using blood pressure devices. Next in popularity were sleep monitors (21%) and ECG monitors (11%). In the poll, 8% of customers said they utilized biosensors such glucose monitors, hormone monitors, fall detectors, and respiration monitors, while 6% said they used smart apparel.

According to the data analytics company, the market for wearable biosensors alone increased from $150 million in 2016 to $25 billion in 2021. Over the past two decades, there has been a significant expansion in both the use and diversity of consumer health technology products.




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