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We keep changes in our health to ourselves.
of Americans* believe sharing health concerns with their partner is important.
of Americans prefer to not share health information with anyone.
of Americans would first share changes in health with their spouse/significant other.
of men* would not discuss frequent erectile dysfunction (ED) they are experiencing with their spouse/significant other.
of men* would not discuss painful erections they are experiencing with their spouse/significant other.
We consult the internet
as much as our doctors.
of Americans don’t go to the doctor when they should.
first research their symptoms online when they notice changes in their health.
first consult their doctor about changes
in their health.
Women worry more about men’s health than men do.
of American women** encourage their spouse to get annual health checks.
of men think they’re healthy and don’t need an annual checkup.
of women think they’re healthy and don’t need an annual checkup.
Men will see a doctor sooner for certain problems.
of American men would see a doctor right away for blood in the urine.
of men would see a doctor promptly for changes in a testicle(s), although just 41% do regular testicular self-exams.
of men would see a doctor immediately for testicular pain.
of men would see a doctor promptly for painful erections.
Two online surveys were conducted amongst a total of approximately 2,000 U.S. Americans 18 years or older living in the continental United States between April 10 and May 7, 2018. The surveys were weighted to be nationally representative based age, gender, ethnicity and education. The margin of error for the total sample is +/- 3 percentage points at the 95% confidence level.
*Refers to those with live-in partners.
**Refers to women with male live-in partners.
our hearts concern us more than below-the-belt issues.
of American women** worry more about heart disease than ED in their partner (even though ED can signal early heart disease).
of men are more concerned about heart disease than ED when it comes to their own health.
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