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.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

PubMedID: 28103213

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.