Why do men seek healthcare less often than women?

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Why do men seek healthcare less often than women?

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In this Numan article, you'll learn about:

  • Percentage of men who seek care

" From those who completed the survey, nearly half of men had their last appointment with a doctor at least 6 months ago, with 4 out of 10 admitting their last appointment was over a year ago. Perhaps most surprising of all, 1 out of 10 men can’t even remember when they last had an appointment. "

  • Percentage of men who get blood tests

" When it came to health screenings, 4 out of 10 men had their last blood test over a year ago and 1 out of 10 men have never had a blood test or health screening. "

  • Reasons why men don't seek care

" Some examinations which are commonly performed on male patients include digital rectal examination (DRE) and external genitalia. Some men may feel that these examinations are too intimate and invasive. As a result, they become reluctant and are unlikely to book an appointment to see their doctor about it. "

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