Use of professional medical services

Summary In 2011, women consulted their family doctor on average 6.1 times, men only 4.7 times for medical support. Women experience more health problems and visit practices of all specialities more often than men. The reasons for this, like their effects, are not definitively known.

The consequence of the sex dependent use of professional help is not least the significantly different number of sick leaves. In connection with this, there are differences in the number of days absent from work between women and men. In 2015, women were absent from work 14 per cent more often than their male colleagues.

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