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New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey
CDC Summary Prevalence Tables, 2003

General Health

Would you say that your general health is excellent, very good, good, fair or poor?

Denominator includes all respondents except those with do not know/refused/missing responses.
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

 

Total # of Respondents

Fair or Poor

C.I.

Excellent, very good or good

C.I.

All Adults

11260

15.2

14.3-16.0

84.8

84.0-85.7

 

General Health by Age

Age Group

Total # of Respondents

Fair or Poor

C.I.

Excellent, very good or good

C.I.

18-24

556

9.6

6.77- 12.5

90.4

87.3-93.4

25-34

1555

9.3

7.27- 11.2

90.8

88.7-92.8

35-44

2444

10.2

8.62- 11.8

89.8

88.2-91.4

45-54

2353

15.9

14.0- 17.9

84.0

82.1-86.0

55-64

1699

19.2

16.8- 21.5

80.8

78.4-83.2

65+

2460

26.5

24.4- 28.6

73.5

71.4-75.6

 

General Health by Sex

Gender Group

Total # of Respondents

Fair or Poor

C.I.

Excellent, very good or good

C.I.

Male

4492

14.1

12.8- 15.4

85.9

84.6-87.3

Female

6768

16.2

15.1- 17.2

83.8

82.7-84.9

 

General Health by Income

Income Group

Total # of Respondents

Fair or Poor

C.I.

Excellent, very good or good

C.I.

Less than $15,000

708

38.0

33.4-42.5

62.0

57.5-66.6

$15,000-24,999

1428

27.4

24.5-30.4

72.6

69.6-75.5

$25,000-34,999

1001

20.6

17.5-23.8

79.4

76.2-82.5

$35,000-49,999

1453

12.0

10.1-13.8

88.0

85.9-90.1

$50,000-74,999

1651

8.7

7.00-10.4

91.3

89.6-93.0

$75,000+

3396

4.8

3.91-5.63

95.2

94.4-96.1

 

General Health by Education

Education Group

Total # of Respondents

Fair or Poor

C.I.

Excellent, very good or good

C.I.

Less than H.S.

880

37.8

33.7-41.9

62.2

58.1-66.3

H.S. or G.E.D.

3074

18.8

17.2-20.5

81.1

79.4-82.9

Some Post-H.S.

2628

12.8

11.2-14.3

87.2

85.6-88.8

College Graduate

4636

7.8

6.92-8.76

92.2

91.2-93.1

 

General Health by Race/Ethnicity

Racial/ Ethnic Group

Total # of Respondents

Fair or Poor

C.I.

Excellent, very good or good

C.I.

White/Non-Hispanic

8501

12.0

11.2-12.8

88.0

87.2-88.8

Black or African American/ Non-Hispanic

1026

19.6

16.8-22.4

80.4

77.6-83.2

Other Race/Non-Hispanic

531

13.9

9.77-18.0

86.1

82.0-90.2

Multiracial/ Non-Hispanic

61

16.0

6.25-25.9

83.9

74.2-93.8

Hispanic

989

27.0

23.6-30.3

73.0

69.6-76.4

C.I = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level)

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