This article compares the personal health practices among 3,302 male and 3,456 female Singapore residents aged 18 to 69 years who participated in the National Health Surveillance Survey (NHSS) 2007.
Survey findings from NHSS 2007 showed striking gender differences in health practices with females reporting overall better health behavior. They took greater conscious effort to achieve healthy nutrition such as limiting fat-intake and eating sufficient fruits and vegetables. Females were also less likely to consume alcohol and indulge in binge drinking, and more likely to practice good oral hygiene, make regular visits to the dentist, and access health care services with the onset of mild ailments.
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