Gender differences in utilization of preventive care services in the United States.

  • Vaidya V
  • Partha G
  • Karmakar M
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Abstract

The utilization of preventive care services in the United States remains low, despite health-care costs being as high as $2.3 trillion. While gender disparities have been known to exist for utilization of overall health-care services, the same issue has not been probed for preventive care utilization.

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  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Dental Care
  • Dental Care: utilization
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine: utilization
  • Female
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Compliance
  • Patient Compliance: statistics & numerical data
  • Preventive Health Services
  • Preventive Health Services: utilization
  • Sex Distribution
  • United States
  • United States Agency for Healthcare Research and Q
  • Young Adult

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Authors

  • Varun Vaidya

  • Gautam Partha

  • Monita Karmakar

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