Key Finding #1
There is a good understanding of preventive health.
There is generally a good understanding of preventive health amongst the respondents, however a large majority are still opting for a passive approach to healthcare.
Key Finding #2
Singaporeans are generally proactive in taking action to improve their long-term health.
However, current behaviours suggest room for improvement.
Key Finding #3
Singaporeans are likely to forgo annual health screenings.
Due to hectic work schedules, rising healthcare costs, and intrinsic fears around their own health statuses.
Key Finding #4
There is high advocacy for telehealth as a solution to encourage preventive health-seeking behaviour.
However, there is still low awareness around what tele-consult services are.
Key Finding #5
Only half of the respondents are inclined towards tele-consulting and mobile medical services for preventive health care.
There is general lack of awareness, with 41% expressing that they were not sure of how to go about using tele-consulting.
Methodology and respondents
1,000 Singaporeans were surveyed online
Lifebuoy and Doctor Anywhere commissioned PureProfile to survey 1,000 Singaporeans, between the ages of 18 and 65 and comprising an equal proportion of genders, during the month of October. The survey was conducted online.
#GetDAFacts: Preventive Health
In response to the survey findings, here is more information on how one can start taking charge of their health — and how easy it can be.
Helping you take charge of your health
Access medical care and support anytime, anywhere. Get medical care for common conditions or book a preventive health service online.
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Nationally subsidised health screenings
Access subsidised screenings, based on your age and gender, at our DA clinics.
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Essential tests from
Essential health tests recommened by age, with add-ons available for extra tests.
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