Wired Health Survey

The same Wired article had some highlights from their Wired Health Survey. Here’s a few data points that caught my attention:

  1. How many caffeinated drinks do you consume a day?
    1. 0 = 16%
    2. 1-2 = 56%
    3. 3-4 = 22%
    4. 5-6 = 4%
    5. 6+ = 2%
  2. Most popular exercise types:
    1. Walking 62%
    2. Weight training 42%
    3. Running 37%
    4. Cycling 34%
    5. Yoga 21%
    6. Swimming 18%
  3. 73% of respondents take a supplement.
  4. On average, how many hours of sleep do you get each night?
    1. 3-4 = 2%
    2. 5-6 = 39%
    3. 7-8 = 55%
    4. 9-10 = 4%
  5. 78% of respondents say that tracking their personal health metrics has helped them reach their goals. (Quantified Self) Here’s what they track:
    1. Height or weight = 64%
    2. Fitness or activity level = 46%
    3. Blood pressure = 39%
    4. Cholesterol = 33%
    5. Heart rate = 28%
    6. Vision or hearing = 26%
    7. Sleep habits = 26%
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