The effects of gender and age on health related behaviors

Amanda Deeks, Catherine Bernadette Lombard, Janet Michelmore, Helena Jane Teede

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    Lifestyle-related diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers represent the greatest global health threat. Greater insight into health needs and beliefs, using broad community samples, is vital to reduce the burden of chronic disease. This study aimed to investigate gender, age, screening practices, health beliefs, and perceived future health needs for healthy ageing.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1 - 8
    Number of pages8
    JournalBMC Public Health
    Issue number213
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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