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

Education Level Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
Less Than High School 58.3% 54.1% 62.5%
H.S. Grad or G.E.D. 78.6% 76.4% 80.8%
Some Post High School 84.2% 82.4% 86.1%
College Graduate 92.5% 91.4% 93.6%

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. 

Data Sources

U.S. Data: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) 

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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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