Adults Who Reported That in General

Their Health Was:


Very Good

2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000 - 1999
Adults Who Reported That in General Their Health Was:  Very Good Rhode Island Delaware Connecticut Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii New Jersey Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont Maryland West Virginia South Carolina Maine Maine Indiana Kentucky Virginia Virginia Virginia Ohio Tennessee Pennsylvania Mississippi Mississippi Louisiana New York New York Alabama North Carolina Arkansas Arkansas Wisconsin Iowa Illinois Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Florida Florida Florida Florida Florida Georgia Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Missouri Oklahoma North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Idaho Minnesota Utah Oregon Wyoming Colorado Nevada Arizona New Mexico Montana California California California California California Texas Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska United States Map

Adults Who Reported That in General Their Health Was:  Very Good

State 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Alabama 30.7% 31.0% 29.8% 31.7% 31.8% 29.7% 30.6% 27.7% 31.1% 29.8%
Alaska 37.2% 33.9% 35.1% 32.9% 33.6% 36.2% 33.1% 37.8% 33.6% 36.1%
Arizona 32.7% 24.9% 31.6% 34.7% 31.5% 32.5% 28.7% 30.0% 29.8% 35.1%
Arkansas 30.9% 30.3% 30.3% 29.1% 31.7% 30.2% 30.8% 30.8% 31.8% 30.9%
California 31.2% 33.9% 31.6% 32.8% 33.2% 32.5% 29.9% 29.6% 29.1% 29.4%
Colorado 35.9% 35.3% 34.9% 34.3% 35.8% 35.3% 36.7% 37.6% 36.0% 35.5%
Connecticut 34.3% 33.3% 34.6% 33.0% 34.3% 35.4% 36.4% 35.9% 37.0% 37.0%
Delaware 36.4% 35.2% 35.2% 34.6% 34.7% 36.6% 36.9% 36.4% 37.2% 36.9%
Florida 30.2% 30.6% 29.6% 32.2% 30.7% 32.2% 31.1% 30.0% 30.2% 29.6%
Georgia 32.5% 32.6% 33.5% 34.5% 33.3% 34.1% 34.6% 32.6% 33.1% 33.1%
Hawaii 30.5% 32.5% 31.7% 36.1% 31.6% N/A 31.6% 29.2% 30.2% 30.9%
Idaho 34.9% 33.9% 33.9% 33.0% 35.9% 36.6% 34.4% 35.0% 33.4% 35.8%
Illinois 32.2% 33.5% 33.9% 34.8% 32.8% 33.3% 32.5% 32.5% 32.7% 33.1%
Indiana 36.5% 34.5% 34.7% 33.1% 33.6% 32.3% 32.4% 32.4% 35.1% 32.8%
Iowa 38.2% 36.8% 36.4% 34.6% 35.4% 36.9% 37.0% 36.4% 38.2% 36.2%
Kansas 33.6% 36.1% 36.3% 38.3% 38.1% 38.3% 34.9% 35.8% 37.9% 36.8%
Kentucky 30.8% 30.9% 31.3% 29.1% 29.9% 31.3% 29.9% 31.1% 29.1% 33.4%
Louisiana 32.0% 31.7% 31.4% 30.3% 30.6% 30.9% 30.4% 30.4% 30.1% 27.8%
Maine 35.1% 35.2% 36.2% 34.1% 35.6% 34.0% 37.3% 36.6% 36.3% 37.9%
Maryland 33.9% 35.1% 35.4% 35.9% 34.0% 34.9% 36.7% 36.0% 35.4% 36.4%
Massachusetts 34.5% 33.8% 34.3% 34.2% 33.6% 35.7% 33.8% 35.9% 35.6% 36.1%
Michigan 36.3% 36.3% 34.7% 34.6% 35.4% 33.5% 34.8% 36.1% 35.7% 36.2%
Minnesota 39.5% 40.4% 40.7% 39.9% 40.7% 37.5% 41.2% 40.0% 41.5% 40.2%
Mississippi 31.2% 31.2% 29.0% 29.9% 28.7% 30.0% 30.7% 30.1% 30.4% 29.7%
Missouri 33.6% 34.7% 34.7% 32.1% 33.2% 34.7% 34.6% 35.4% 34.1% 34.9%
Montana 39.2% 38.8% 36.2% 34.4% 35.8% 33.8% 33.8% 36.6% 35.4% 34.3%
Nebraska 36.4% 35.5% 36.1% 35.1% 37.2% 36.7% 35.5% 35.3% 36.5% 36.7%
Nevada 35.7% 31.3% 33.5% 31.0% 30.2% 31.9% 33.1% 30.5% 31.9% 30.1%
New Hampshire 37.2% 39.1% 38.2% 37.0% 37.7% 37.2% 37.7% 37.1% 38.1% 38.3%
New Jersey 32.5% 33.7% 34.3% 32.3% 33.5% 31.9% 32.1% 32.1% 31.9% 31.6%
New Mexico 30.3% 29.4% 31.1% 30.5% 29.4% 29.4% 29.4% 28.3% 29.6% 28.8%
New York 32.4% 34.2% 32.0% 31.6% 31.9% 29.6% 31.8% 31.3% 33.4% 32.5%
North Carolina 33.3% 32.9% 33.7% 31.1% 31.1% 31.7% 32.2% 31.6% 31.0% 32.1%
North Dakota 36.2% 36.7% 35.4% 36.0% 38.3% 36.3% 38.5% 36.1% 36.9% 36.1%
Ohio 38.6% 35.1% 34.5% 34.9% 33.5% 33.9% 35.4% 34.4% 35.8% 35.6%
Oklahoma 31.2% 32.3% 31.1% 31.4% 30.4% 30.6% 31.2% 31.0% 29.4% 30.9%
Oregon 36.3% 32.5% 33.7% 34.1% 32.6% 33.0% 33.9% 35.4% 35.2% 35.3%
Pennsylvania 36.6% 34.3% 34.8% 33.6% 35.8% 32.9% 33.9% 34.4% 36.1% 33.3%
Rhode Island 34.6% 33.6% 35.8% 34.4% 34.4% 33.4% 34.4% 34.4% 36.5% 36.4%
South Carolina 31.7% 31.9% 31.8% 30.2% 31.3% 30.9% 32.2% 32.8% 32.6% 32.2%
South Dakota 36.6% 37.7% 35.5% 35.3% 38.3% 38.5% 36.6% 37.3% 37.2% 40.2%
Tennessee 33.4% 33.5% 32.3% 29.1% 31.2% 31.6% 30.7% 29.8% 32.1% 32.1%
Texas 29.7% 28.7% 27.8% 27.7% 28.9% 27.9% 27.9% 30.4% 27.7% 28.9%
Utah 36.7% 36.2% 36.6% 34.8% 34.6% 36.1% 35.4% 34.2% 34.2% 34.4%
Vermont 36.5% 38.5% 37.7% 35.3% 36.0% 37.5% 37.8% 38.5% 38.1% 38.1%
Virginia 35.0% 36.0% 36.9% 34.8% 35.1% 34.9% 34.1% 36.3% 33.4% 37.7%
Washington 37.1% 37.6% 35.9% 35.9% 34.6% 35.2% 36.0% 35.3% 35.5% 35.8%
West Virginia 31.1% 27.9% 30.6% 30.9% 29.5% 31.0% 28.5% 32.9% 30.9% 29.6%
Wisconsin 38.1% 36.6% 37.0% 36.1% 37.4% 37.9% 37.2% 38.7% 37.6% 38.1%
Wyoming 35.5% 34.6% 35.2% 36.4% 37.3% 36.2% 36.7% 35.2% 34.2% 36.3%

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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 very 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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