Twice As Many Use Tablets For Health Tools, Information

Brian Dolan | MobiHealthNews | October 2, 2012

According to Manhattan Research, the number of adults in the US who used their mobile phones for health information and tools grew from 61 million in 2011 to 75 million this year. Using tablets for accessing health information and tools doubled over the past year: 15 million US adults used tablets for health information last year and 29 million used them for health activities this year.

The research firm also found that among those Americans aged 55 and older who own or use a tablet device, about half of them are using the devices for health purposes.