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Data for Percentage of Adults Aged 18 and Older Who Reported Good, Very Good or Excellent Health, North Carolina vs. United States, 2000-2010

North Carolina vs U.S. Year Percentage of Adults Lower Limit Upper Limit
North Carolina 2000 83.4% 82.0% 84.8%
North Carolina 2001 83.6% 82.2% 85.0%
North Carolina 2002 79.0% 77.5% 80.5%
North Carolina 2003 81.1% 79.9% 82.3%
North Carolina 2004 82.0% 81.2% 82.8%
North Carolina 2005 81.4% 80.7% 82.1%
North Carolina 2006 81.9% 81.1% 82.7%
North Carolina 2007 81.3% 80.3% 82.3%
North Carolina 2008 82.5% 81.7% 83.4%
North Carolina 2009 81.9% 80.7% 83.2%
North Carolina 2010 81.9% 80.9% 83.0%
United States 2000 86.1%
United States 2001 86.0%
United States 2002 85.3%
United States 2003 85.3%
United States 2004 85.2%
United States 2005 85.2%
United States 2006 85.3%
United States 2007 85.1%
United States 2008 85.6%
United States 2009 85.5%
United States 2010 85.3%

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.  Note that the U.S. figures represent the median value for the states and do not included confidence intervals.

Data Sources

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, State Center for Health Statistics 

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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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