Middle-aged 'Macho Men' Are Less Likely To Obtain Preventative Care, Sociologists Find

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 05:35 in Health & Medicine

Middle-aged men who strongly idealize masculinity are almost 50 percent less likely than other men to seek preventative health care services, according to a study -- the first population-based analysis of men's masculinity beliefs and preventative health care compliance.

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