Frequency of visits to the doctors for a check-up among U.S. adults 2017, by age

This statistic shows the number of times adults in the U.S. went to the doctor for a check-up in the past year as of February 2017, by age. It was found that 61 percent of those aged 18 to 30 years went to the doctor up to three times for check-ups in the past twelve months.

Number of times adults in the U.S. went to the doctor for a check-up in the past year as of 2017, by age

18 to 30 years31 to 45 years46 to 60 years61 years and olderTotal
0 check-ups20%21%24%11%19%
Up to three check-ups61%60%63%64%62%
Up to five check-ups9%11%8%16%11%
More than five check-ups9%9%5%9%8%
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Source

Release date

February 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 16 to 27, 2017

Number of respondents

1,442 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question:[for check-ups:] How often did you visit a doctor during the past twelve months? Leave the field blank if you prefer not to answer.

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