Year: 2008
Module: Background
Variable: HEALTHYR

Please think back over the last 12 months about how your health has been.
Compared to people of your own age, would you say that your health has on the whole beenů

 

%

Excellent 28
Good 40
Fair 21
Poor 10
Very poor 2

 

Go to results for men and women, people of different ages and people of different religions.
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Results for men and women

%

  Male Female
Excellent 29 28
Good 39 41
Fair 21 20
Poor 9 10
Very poor 3 2

  

 

Results for people of different ages

%

  18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Excellent 46 44 32 26 17 15
Good 42 34 42 45 37 37
Fair 6 15 17 17 27 33
Poor 6 5 6 10 16 12
Very poor 0 2 3 3 3 3

 

  

Results for people of different religions

%

  Catholic Protestant No religion
Excellent 27 28 30
Good 39 42 35
Fair 20 21 21
Poor 12 7 11
Very poor 3 2 3

 

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