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Data for Percentage of Adults Aged 18 and Older Who Reported Good, Very Good or Excellent Health, for Select Counties, 2010

Selected Counties Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
Alamance 78.6% 72.1% 85.1%
Buncombe 83.6% 78.5% 88.7%
Cabarrus 86.7% 82.5% 91.0%
Catawba 82.3% 75.5% 89.0%
Cumberland 79.7% 74.5% 85.0%
Davidson 83.8% 79.0% 88.6%
Durham 90.1% 87.1% 93.1%
Forsyth 86.5% 81.6% 91.3%
Gaston 82.6% 76.3% 88.8%
Guilford 86.4% 83.3% 89.6%
Iredell 79.9% 74.0% 85.7%
Johnston 81.9% 75.9% 85.7%
Mecklenburg 83.8% 80.0% 87.6%
New Hanover 82.6% 77.1% 88.0%
Onslow 86.2% 81.9% 90.6%
Orange 89.1% 84.6% 93.6%
Pitt 83.4% 76.7% 90.0%
Randolph 80.2% 75.5% 84.9%
Robeson 69.1% 62.2% 75.9%
Rowan 79.5% 73.9% 85.1%
Union 82.8% 74.3% 91.3%
Wake 92.1% 89.7% 94.5%
Wayne 80.4% 75.2% 85.7%

Data Notes

This measure is based on data from the North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (NC BRFSS), a random-digit dial telephone survey. BRFSS data are representative of the total non-institutionalized N.C. population aged 18 years and older living in households with a telephone. 

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Definition

Percentage of adults aged 18 years and older who reported good, very good or excellent general health

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older who rated their health as good, very good or excellent
Denominator: Number of adults aged 18 years and older responding to the BRFSS survey

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 01/20/2012


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