Critical illness claims falling as men put off seeing doctor

Aegon research shows

Adam Saville
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Critical illness claims falling as men put off seeing doctor

Two fifths of men have delayed seeking medical help due to the pandemic, survey reveals

As many as 42% of men have put off seeing a doctor about a health concern or have had a scheduled health screening delayed during the pandemic, a study by Aegon has revealed. The survey of around 2000 adults in October also found that men were more likely to have had a schedule health screening delayed due to the pandemic compared to women (22% compared to 15%). Aegon has highlighted that the volume of new critical illness claims it received between April and September this year is 24% ...

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