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Table 1 Participants who report regular screening health checks expressed as a percentage.

From: The effects of gender and age on health related behaviors

Screening health check Male Female Total <30 years 31–40 years 41–50 years 51–60 years 61–70 years 71+ years
Mammograms (regularly) women only   45 45 5 10 39 87*** 88*** 72***
Pap smears (regularly) women only   72 72 60 89*** 77 80* 61 44
Prostate check (regularly) men only 43   43 9 9 45 68*** 78*** 92***
Cholesterol (regularly) 44 46 45 5 25 39 72*** 74*** 82***
Blood pressure (regularly) 60 72*** 67 37 47 66 87*** 87*** 95***
Blood glucose (regularly) 38 43 41 8 16 38 65*** 64*** 81***
  1. * P < 0.05
  2. ** P < 0.01
  3. ***P < 0.001