Sex differences in factors associated with use of medical care and alternative illness behaviors.

Abstract

In many previous investigations of illness behavior the dependent variable has been restricted to use or nonuse of physicians' services. The purpose of this study was to determine how males and females differ in the tendency to respond to their symptoms when self-treatment and lay consultation as well as medical care are considered. The sample consisted of… (More)

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