Adults Who Reported That in General

Their Health Was:


Excellent

2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000 - 1999
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Adults Who Reported That in General Their Health Was: Excellent Chart

State 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Alabama 19.3% 18.8% 20.4% 16.9% 16.9% 16.6% 17.4% 20.6% 16.2% 16.4%
Alaska 23.3% 25.4% 25.4% 24.6% 24.2% 21.1% 22.8% 20.7% 22.7% 20.1%
Arizona 24.8% 25.4% 24.3% 22.3% 24.4% 22.9% 23.8% 22.7% 22.1% 19.1%
Arkansas 18.5% 18.6% 17.2% 19.9% 18.4% 17.0% 16.9% 16.9% 16.0% 17.1%
California 26.7% 22.3% 24.4% 24.8% 22.5% 22.4% 22.5% 20.9% 22.2% 21.3%
Colorado 26.2% 23.3% 24.0% 24.9% 26.3% 24.5% 24.2% 22.6% 24.0% 23.4%
Connecticut 28.2% 25.1% 27.2% 28.8% 27.4% 26.2% 24.7% 25.4% 25.2% 25.8%
Delaware 21.6% 25.2% 22.3% 21.6% 22.7% 19.7% 19.9% 21.6% 20.1% 20.2%
Florida 24.0% 24.7% 23.7% 23.8% 20.2% 20.7% 22.8% 23.2% 22.6% 25.4%
Georgia 22.5% 23.1% 21.8% 22.1% 20.1% 21.5% 19.8% 22.4% 21.0% 21.2%
Hawaii 21.5% 20.9% 23.1% 21.2% 22.3% N/A 20.3% 18.4% 19.3% 19.1%
Idaho 23.8% 22.5% 24.3% 24.2% 23.7% 23.3% 20.4% 20.6% 22.0% 22.1%
Illinois 22.3% 21.5% 21.2% 19.9% 19.6% 20.6% 19.7% 18.7% 18.0% 20.8%
Indiana 22.7% 18.6% 19.3% 18.8% 18.8% 18.7% 18.1% 17.8% 17.4% 17.8%
Iowa 21.2% 22.1% 20.8% 23.3% 21.7% 20.8% 19.9% 19.3% 18.5% 19.8%
Kansas 25.3% 22.1% 23.8% 20.9% 21.7% 20.3% 21.2% 19.8% 20.1% 19.5%
Kentucky 18.8% 18.1% 18.2% 17.1% 17.3% 18.2% 17.2% 16.2% 15.5% 15.7%
Louisiana 24.6% 25.5% 26.5% 21.1% 20.7% 20.2% 17.5% 20.7% 19.5% 21.5%
Maine 24.7% 24.2% 22.4% 22.6% 23.3% 22.3% 20.1% 22.5% 22.3% 21.0%
Maryland 23.9% 25.6% 24.9% 25.2% 24.4% 25.7% 23.6% 24.6% 22.9% 22.8%
Massachusetts 29.2% 26.5% 28.0% 27.2% 26.5% 26.7% 25.0% 25.2% 25.4% 24.9%
Michigan 23.7% 20.1% 19.2% 18.9% 18.0% 19.2% 18.7% 18.4% 17.8% 18.0%
Minnesota 25.4% 24.7% 22.1% 23.0% 22.3% 22.4% 21.5% 22.4% 20.5% 21.6%
Mississippi 18.0% 19.4% 17.5% 17.1% 18.2% 17.8% 17.1% 16.0% 16.5% 17.5%
Missouri 20.6% 19.4% 20.5% 19.9% 18.3% 19.3% 17.2% 18.0% 18.3% 18.2%
Montana 22.6% 23.1% 22.2% 24.5% 22.6% 23.5% 22.4% 21.8% 21.3% 20.7%
Nebraska 22.4% 25.5% 24.8% 22.6% 22.3% 21.6% 20.6% 20.2% 20.3% 20.8%
Nevada 21.2% 24.4% 21.8% 18.7% 21.9% 19.7% 17.6% 18.9% 17.9% 18.3%
New Hampshire 25.5% 24.3% 27.9% 26.8% 27.1% 26.0% 24.5% 26.8% 22.9% 23.2%
New Jersey 22.7% 22.0% 22.4% 23.3% 22.6% 22.8% 21.2% 21.7% 22.0% 23.3%
New Mexico 22.4% 22.2% 21.4% 21.1% 21.0% 20.8% 18.9% 22.6% 18.7% 19.8%
New York 22.8% 20.8% 21.8% 21.8% 20.0% 21.3% 20.6% 20.9% 19.3% 20.9%
North Carolina 20.7% 21.9% 21.6% 20.3% 20.2% 20.0% 18.6% 19.9% 19.7% 19.7%
North Dakota 18.8% 18.4% 19.9% 19.4% 20.1% 19.1% 20.0% 20.5% 18.8% 19.5%
Ohio 19.0% 20.9% 21.4% 19.6% 22.0% 21.3% 20.5% 19.3% 18.6% 18.9%
Oklahoma 26.3% 23.5% 21.4% 20.4% 20.1% 19.1% 18.3% 17.6% 18.6% 17.2%
Oregon 21.7% 19.2% 20.8% 19.9% 22.0% 20.5% 19.2% 21.6% 21.9% 22.5%
Pennsylvania 21.5% 21.2% 20.7% 20.1% 20.7% 20.4% 20.1% 20.4% 19.3% 18.7%
Rhode Island 24.5% 23.9% 21.5% 22.1% 24.2% 23.1% 22.3% 22.0% 20.6% 22.4%
South Carolina 23.6% 23.5% 22.8% 22.7% 22.5% 20.5% 19.2% 18.8% 19.6% 20.0%
South Dakota 21.8% 21.6% 22.9% 22.6% 20.7% 22.2% 20.7% 20.6% 21.5% 18.8%
Tennessee 17.7% 18.4% 18.3% 18.3% 21.4% 19.5% 19.0% 20.3% 18.2% 16.5%
Texas 20.3% 17.5% 19.7% 19.6% 19.9% 18.2% 20.6% 22.6% 19.8% 18.9%
Utah 26.1% 25.4% 23.7% 26.9% 26.1% 23.6% 24.6% 24.4% 25.8% 25.9%
Vermont 27.6% 25.3% 26.9% 28.1% 26.0% 24.9% 24.3% 24.6% 24.7% 23.7%
Virginia 24.8% 23.6% 23.9% 25.2% 24.4% 24.1% 25.1% 22.8% 22.8% 21.1%
Washington 23.5% 22.5% 24.3% 21.2% 22.0% 21.3% 20.7% 20.7% 20.7% 21.3%
West Virginia 16.8% 18.0% 14.6% 15.6% 15.5% 15.9% 14.2% 13.9% 14.9% 14.3%
Wisconsin 20.5% 19.4% 19.8% 20.5% 21.7% 20.9% 19.9% 19.5% 19.5% 20.0%
Wyoming 23.2% 21.1% 23.1% 23.0% 22.0% 22.9% 21.5% 21.1% 21.2% 20.8%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Number of adults aged >=18 years who reported their general health is excellent.
Denominator: Number of adults aged >=18 years who reported on their general health (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.
  • Data for 2008 was added to the chart and data table.

11/18/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.



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