Results for - Do you own a sphygmomanometer?

2,015 voters participated in this survey

1. A sphygmomanometer measures your blood pressure. You can buy them for under $50. Do you own one?

Yes
31%
623 votes
No
59%
1,175 votes
Unsure or N/A
11%
213 votes

2. If you own one, how often do you take your blood pressure?

Every day
7%
132 votes
A few times a week
7%
142 votes
Once a week
5%
100 votes
Sporadic times
19%
387 votes
Unsure, never or N/A
63%
1,251 votes

3. If you own one, do you also take blood pressure medicine?

Yes
19%
377 votes
No
21%
427 votes
N/A
60%
1,204 votes

4. If you own one, did you buy it just because you were curious about your blood pressure or because your doctor asked you to monitor your blood pressure for health reasons?

I bought one because I was curious.
11%
229 votes
I bought one because my doctor said to get one.
14%
277 votes
I was given one.
7%
149 votes
N/A
66%
1,310 votes
Other (please specify)
3%
50 votes

5. Did you know what a sphygmomanometer was before this survey?

Yes
36%
726 votes
No
40%
804 votes
Unsure or N/A
24%
481 votes

6. Can you pronounce sphygmomanometer? I can pronounce it as long as I can see the word, otherwise I have trouble saying the word. How about you?

I have no trouble pronouncing this word.
20%
405 votes
I can only pronounce it if I'm reading the word.
22%
431 votes
I have trouble pronouncing the word.
31%
628 votes
N/A
28%
557 votes
09/21/2016 Health & Fitness 2015 19 By: maryb

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