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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Have Seen or Talked to a Doctor or Other Health Care Professional About Their Own Health in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2015
  • Published Date:
    January 20 2017
  • Source:
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 66(2):65
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  • Language:
    English
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  • Alternative Title:
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
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    In 2015, women aged ≥18 years were more likely than men, overall and for each age group except those aged ≥65 years, to have seen or talked to a doctor or other health professional about their own health in the past 12 months. For both sexes, visits to a doctor or other health care professional increased with age, from 63.1% among men aged 18-29 years to 93.2% among men aged ≥65 years and from 82.4% among women aged 18-29 years to 94.3% among women ≥65 years.

    Source: National Health Interview Survey, 2015. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis/index.htm.

    Reported by: Anjel Vahratian

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  • Pubmed ID:
    28103213
  • Pubmed Central ID:
    PMC5657659
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