Health care - doctor checkup in the past year, adult
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Why Is This Important?
Regular health exams are important because they can identify problems before they start and can help find problems early, when treatment options are usually better. Receiving the recommended health services, screenings, and treatments increases the chances of living a longer, healthier life. Take charge of your health and make an appointment with your health care provider to discuss any screenings or tests you may need.
Percent of adults who have had a routine medical check up in the past 12 months.
How the Measure is Calculated
|Numerator:||Number of adults who have had a routine medical check up in the past 12 months.|
|Denominator:||Number of adults for whom check up status can be determined (excludes unknowns and refusals).|