A golden spa, or spa gift basket, with flowers and an assortment of spa products.
(Photo: Jennifer Peeples)More:Golden spa gift baskets to celebrate 1st birthdayRead moreAbout 50% of all visitors at the East Texas Gold and Mineral Spa in Austin use the spa as a place to unwind, according to a 2017 study.
In 2016, a study conducted by the Center for Excellence in Health Care Management and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston found that about 1.7% of Texas adults had used the spa, compared with only 0.8% of adults in the general population.
Golden spa visitors spend more than $3 billion annually at the spa and have access to a wide range of spa services.
According to the 2017 study, more than 80% of visitors at West Texas Gold Spa have a medical condition and about 30% have had a stroke.
According to the study, the majority of the spa’s visitors are from the east and west coasts, while about 80% are men.
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