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3 in 4 Young Adults Go to Doctor’s Office for Routine Care
Health Leaders Media

Young adults aged 18 to 26, so-called “young invincibles” in healthcare insurance parlance, are surprisingly proactive when it comes to taking care of their health, a nationwide poll released Tuesday by the American Academy of Family Physicians shows.

Researchers found that 66% of young adults have a regular place of care and 90% of those respondents had visited their healthcare provider at least once in the past year. The majority of those visits (59%) were for regular exams or preventive services; 9% were for the management of a chronic condition.