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Table 5 Preventive care from a general practitioner in the past 12 months reported by 39,964 healthy older NSW residents

From: Preventive care in general practice among healthy older New South Wales residents

Preventive care Male Female Total
  n (%) n (%) N (%)
n = 16,311 n = 23,653 n = 39,964
In the past 12 months, have you:    
Received a blood pressure check? 14787(90.9) 21265(90.3) 36052(90.6)
Had your cholesterol checked? 12608(77.9) 16650(71.1) 29258(73.9)
Had a blood test to check your glucose levels? 11958(74.3) 15380(66.1) 27338(69.4)
Been told by your GP to eat fewer high fat or high cholesterol foods? 4405(27.4) 6043(26.0) 10448(26.6)
Been told by your GP to eat more fruit and vegetables? 3101(19.33) 2996(12.9) 6097(15.5)
Been told by your GP to be more physically active? 3312(20.6) 4515(19.5) 7827(19.9)