• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 40, Pages: 1-6

Original Article

Factors Affecting Health Screening Action


Objectives: This study is conducted to investigate the factors related to the willingness of cancer screening with the ¨National Nutrition Survey Original document, a national representative health related survey data. Methods/Statistical Analysis: 4,817 subjects were finally selected and analyzed among 8,108 participated in national nutrition survey in 2013 who are above 30-year-old, the recommended age of uterine cervical cancer screening program which is the minimum age in several cancer screening recommendation program, after deducted the missing value. Findings: According to the study differentiate factors related to correlation analysis for the checkup were place of residence, subjective state of health, stress recognition level, weight control in 1 year, the number of moderate physical activity date in a week, smoking, alcohol intake amount, and subjective body perception. Improvements/Applications: Therefore, the public relations should be strengthened to encourage people in having checkup, and activate check-up program to improve check-up rate for enhancing the national health. 
Keywords: Cancer, Health, National Nutrition Survey, Smoking, Stress


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