Participation in preventive health check-ups among 19,351 women in Germany

@inproceedings{Schlein2017ParticipationIP,
  title={Participation in preventive health check-ups among 19,351 women in Germany},
  author={Stefanie Sch{\"u}lein and Katherine Joyce Taylor and Dirk Schriefer and Maria Blettner and Stefanie J. Klug},
  booktitle={Preventive medicine reports},
  year={2017}
}
In Germany, a biennial preventive health check-up has been available for individuals aged 35 and older since 1989. The check-up includes identification of cardiovascular disease risk factors and examinations for diabetes mellitus type 2 and kidney disease. Participation in preventive health check-ups among 19,351 women aged 35 to 74 in Germany in 2004 was investigated. Logistic regression was performed to examine associations between participation and age, marital status, education, socio… CONTINUE READING

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