Education level is strongly related to health status. It is too simplistic to say that more education causes better health;
however, higher levels of education often result in higher family income, greater self-determination and understanding of
health and illness factors, improved mental health, and a higher level of social and family support. All of those factors
can result in better health.
Educational Attainment: Bachelor's Degree or Higher by Utah Small Area, Utahns Age 25+, ACS 5-Year data 2009-2013
The confidence intervals are at 90%.
*Small areas that are also counties use the ACS county estimate.
A description of the Utah Small Areas may be found on IBIS at the following URL: http://ibis.health.utah.gov/query/Help.html.
U.S. Bureau of the Census.
American Community Survey.
Educational attainment among adults. Education level categories include: less than high school; high school graduate or G.E.D.;
some college; Associate's degree; Bachelor's degree; and advanced degree.
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of persons in the educational attainment category and population age group.
Number of persons in the population age group.
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Published on 03/22/2015
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