Roughly 50% of Americans between the ages of 13 and 26 have private time with their doctors, based on data from a study of 1,918 individuals who were surveyed on the topic. As reported in the Journal of Adolescent Health, findings showed factors linked to private time during consultations included older age, a higher household income and being of the same gender as the physician, and patients with private time tended to be more vocal on sensitive topics.
Study evaluates private time of young patients with physicians
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