Survey examines why many teens miss out on annual checkups

04/17/2013 | PhysBizTech

A survey of more than 2,000 teenagers, parents and health care providers showed that 1 in 5 adolescents and 1 in 4 parents of teenagers believe that most teenage lifestyle choices won't affect future health. Nearly 40% of teens don't like talking to providers, and 50% said they get health information from the Internet. The survey sought to explore why nearly one-third of U.S. teenagers skip out on yearly checkups, based on data from HHS and the U.S. Census Bureau.

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