Adults Who Reported That in General

Their Health Was:


Good

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

State 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Alabama 31.6% 30.8% 28.6% 31.8% 31.0% 33.5% 31.0% 30.4% 31.3% 32.7%
Alaska 28.8% 30.5% 28.1% 29.4% 30.5% 30.4% 31.3% 29.0% 29.9% 29.6%
Arizona 34.1% 34.9% 28.0% 27.9% 28.6% 29.8% 32.0% 31.0% 30.8% 29.7%
Arkansas 30.9% 32.1% 32.9% 32.0% 30.1% 33.0% 30.8% 32.7% 32.0% 32.7%
California 26.3% 27.1% 28.0% 26.8% 29.2% 27.6% 30.0% 30.5% 30.9% 30.7%
Colorado 26.4% 28.6% 27.9% 28.3% 25.9% 28.5% 26.4% 28.2% 26.8% 27.8%
Connecticut 25.9% 27.8% 26.7% 26.0% 25.6% 27.0% 26.7% 27.2% 25.7% 26.2%
Delaware 29.5% 27.3% 29.4% 29.0% 28.4% 30.1% 30.2% 30.0% 29.7% 29.7%
Florida 30.5% 29.4% 30.7% 28.7% 31.1% 30.6% 28.4% 30.0% 30.6% 29.3%
Georgia 30.0% 29.1% 28.9% 28.1% 30.3% 29.1% 28.9% 30.2% 30.1% 29.3%
Hawaii 33.7% 34.2% 32.8% 31.3% 33.9% N/A 34.5% 37.6% 35.8% 35.2%
Idaho 28.4% 30.4% 28.8% 29.2% 26.8% 27.6% 30.2% 30.5% 29.6% 28.1%
Illinois 30.9% 32.0% 31.3% 30.4% 32.6% 30.6% 32.1% 32.7% 32.0% 30.9%
Indiana 28.0% 32.8% 31.9% 31.7% 30.9% 31.5% 32.8% 33.4% 31.7% 32.6%
Iowa 28.5% 30.2% 30.9% 30.6% 31.3% 29.9% 30.9% 31.3% 30.9% 31.5%
Kansas 28.3% 29.4% 27.3% 28.4% 26.9% 28.4% 30.9% 30.2% 29.0% 30.2%
Kentucky 28.8% 29.3% 28.7% 30.0% 30.0% 28.5% 29.1% 29.6% 32.3% 30.6%
Louisiana 26.6% 26.5% 26.6% 30.7% 31.4% 30.1% 30.9% 30.5% 31.3% 32.4%
Maine 27.3% 26.0% 28.3% 28.6% 26.5% 27.8% 27.8% 27.2% 27.8% 28.0%
Maryland 28.0% 26.6% 25.9% 27.2% 29.4% 27.6% 27.7% 26.8% 27.6% 28.3%
Massachusetts 24.6% 26.2% 25.6% 25.4% 27.4% 25.6% 28.0% 26.6% 26.3% 26.7%
Michigan 28.5% 29.9% 31.5% 33.1% 31.3% 33.1% 31.3% 30.2% 32.0% 31.3%
Minnesota 25.2% 25.2% 26.2% 26.2% 25.8% 30.1% 26.1% 26.8% 27.0% 26.8%
Mississippi 29.9% 29.2% 30.6% 30.1% 30.0% 29.2% 28.6% 31.4% 31.7% 31.6%
Missouri 30.0% 30.5% 29.3% 30.9% 31.0% 30.2% 30.7% 29.8% 30.4% 30.1%
Montana 27.3% 26.8% 27.2% 28.3% 29.3% 29.9% 29.5% 28.4% 28.9% 31.0%
Nebraska 28.8% 27.7% 26.1% 28.7% 27.8% 29.5% 30.7% 31.6% 31.1% 30.7%
Nevada 29.3% 28.5% 31.2% 33.2% 30.4% 30.2% 32.1% 32.1% 33.0% 32.9%
New Hampshire 26.6% 26.6% 24.5% 24.6% 24.4% 25.7% 26.7% 24.9% 26.3% 27.1%
New Jersey 32.2% 28.6% 27.9% 29.7% 28.7% 29.6% 30.2% 29.9% 29.1% 29.5%
New Mexico 30.5% 31.2% 30.7% 31.4% 32.7% 31.2% 33.8% 31.2% 34.1% 33.2%
New York 31.0% 30.2% 29.9% 30.5% 30.9% 31.6% 30.8% 31.1% 30.1% 31.0%
North Carolina 28.0% 28.6% 28.3% 27.5% 29.7% 30.3% 30.7% 30.4% 30.6% 30.7%
North Dakota 32.8% 33.4% 32.1% 31.0% 28.5% 32.5% 29.4% 31.9% 31.8% 31.0%
Ohio 28.6% 30.7% 29.9% 31.8% 30.4% 30.2% 29.3% 31.6% 29.8% 29.9%
Oklahoma 25.1% 28.8% 28.0% 30.5% 31.7% 30.7% 31.7% 31.1% 32.8% 33.3%
Oregon 28.3% 31.5% 30.7% 29.9% 29.2% 30.9% 30.7% 28.8% 29.8% 29.0%
Pennsylvania 28.2% 30.1% 30.4% 30.5% 28.4% 30.7% 31.5% 30.4% 29.4% 31.7%
Rhode Island 28.3% 27.7% 27.3% 29.8% 27.2% 28.7% 30.1% 29.5% 27.9% 27.8%
South Carolina 30.8% 29.6% 29.9% 29.8% 29.5% 30.9% 31.4% 31.4% 31.5% 31.6%
South Dakota 28.6% 28.6% 29.0% 29.1% 28.0% 26.7% 29.9% 30.5% 28.8% 28.9%
Tennessee 29.0% 29.7% 29.4% 32.0% 29.3% 29.5% 30.9% 31.1% 29.2% 30.9%
Texas 30.8% 33.6% 33.2% 32.5% 31.0% 33.5% 31.6% 29.6% 32.9% 33.1%
Utah 27.2% 26.8% 29.7% 28.0% 28.0% 27.7% 27.0% 28.6% 29.1% 29.1%
Vermont 26.0% 25.0% 24.0% 25.7% 27.2% 25.6% 26.4% 26.0% 25.6% 26.7%
Virginia 28.5% 27.3% 25.9% 26.4% 27.6% 28.4% 27.5% 27.8% 29.5% 28.5%
Washington 27.4% 28.0% 26.9% 30.2% 29.5% 30.4% 29.8% 30.4% 30.4% 29.6%
West Virginia 28.1% 28.7% 30.6% 30.0% 29.8% 29.6% 32.5% 30.7% 32.7% 32.0%
Wisconsin 29.5% 31.3% 32.0% 31.4% 28.9% 29.2% 30.8% 29.6% 30.5% 29.6%
Wyoming 30.0% 31.1% 30.8% 28.5% 28.4% 28.7% 28.8% 29.7% 31.9% 29.9%

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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 good.
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.

11/19/2009

  • 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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