Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice (2018) 26:137–144 DOI 10.1007/s10389-017-0840-1 ORIGINAL ARTICLE The use of routine health check-ups and psychological factors—a neglected link. Evidence from a population-based study 1 1 1 André Hajek & Jens-Oliver Bock & Hans-Helmut König Received: 19 April 2017 /Accepted: 18 September 2017 /Published online: 27 September 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017, corrected publication January/2018 Abstract of routine health check-ups was positively associated with life Aim It is well known that the use of routine health check-ups satisfaction, positive affect, optimism, self-efficacy, self- is associated with socio-demographic and lifestyle factors. esteem and self-regulation, whereas the outcome measure However, the link between psychological factors and the use was not significantly associated with loneliness, negative af- of routine health check-ups has not been investigated inten- fect and perceived stress. Furthermore, the outcome measure sively so far. Consequently, the purpose of this study was to was positively associated with age, being married and living determine the psychological factors associated with routine together with a spouse or partner, body mass index, being a health check-ups. non-daily smoker, drinking alcohol less than once a day and Subjects and methods Cross-sectional data were obtained exercising. However, it was not
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Published: Sep 27, 2017
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