ERIC Number: EJ668590
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Men's Health Promotion by General Practitioners in a Workplace Setting.
Aoun, Samar; Johnson, Lyn
Australian Journal of Rural Health, v10 n6 p268-72 Dec 2002
A project to promote rural men's health through diabetes education and screening in the workplace involved 446 men aged 40-65 in Western Australia. Of the 287 men identified at high risk of developing diabetes and referred to their general practitioner, 76 percent visited their physician. However, physician's advice on lifestyle changes was limited. (Contains 21 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Community Health Services, Diabetes, Early Identification, Educational Needs, Family Practice (Medicine), Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Life Style, Males, Physicians, Prevention, Rural Areas, Rural Nonfarm Residents, Screening Tests
Blackwell Publishing, Tel: 781-388-8200, Web site: http//www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/ajr.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia