Fewer (45%) Canadians Scheduling Regular Physical Checkups, Down 4 Points in 4 Years

While Half (46%) Say Their Doctor Advised them to Make Changes to their Lifestyle, One in Three (33%) Didn’t Take their Doctor’s Advice, with Most (63%) Citing a Lack of Willpower

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Toronto, ON – Fewer than half (45%) of Canadians say they ‘regularly’ go to the doctor for a complete physical or check-up, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of RBC Insurance. In fact, the proportion of Canadians regularly scheduling physicals is down 4 points since a similar poll conducted in 2007.

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Fewer (45%) Canadians Scheduling Regular Physical Checkups, Down 4 Points in 4 Years

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