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Table 2 Sharing platforms and reasons for sharing activity tracker data

From: Users’ experiences of wearable activity trackers: a cross-sectional study

Sharing platform Current users, n = 200
n (%)
Do not share data 130 (65.0%)
Tracker support software 70 (35.0%)
Strava 9 (4.5%)
Facebook 7 (3.5%)
Instagram 2 (1.0%)
In person 2 (1.0%)
Twitter 1 (0.5%)
Other 3 (1.5%)
Reasons for sharing on social media
Do not share data on social media 154 (77.0%)
To compete with friends 33 (16.5%)
To share progress 18 (9.0%)
To motivate others 17 (8.5%)
To get encouragement from others 13 (6.5%)
Other 4 (2.0%)
  1. Note: Participants were allowed to select multiple responses, and percentages reflect the number of participants who selected each response option as a portion of all participants in that subgroup