Self-rated health (SRH) has been collected for many years on National Center for Health Statistics surveys and since 1993
on the state-based BRFSS. SRH is an independent predictor of important health outcomes including mortality, morbidity, and
functional status. It is considered to be a reliable indicator of a person's perceived health and is a good global assessment
of a person's well being.
Fair or Poor General Health by Race, Utah, 2011-2013
Age-adjusted to the 200 U.S. standard population based on 3 age groups: 18-34, 35-49, and 50+.
Utah Data: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Utah Department of Health.
Percentage of adults aged 18 years and older who reported fair or poor general health.
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of survey respondents who reported fair or poor general health.
Total number of survey respondents except those with missing, "Don't know/Not sure," and "Refused" responses.
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Published on 12/09/2014
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Office of Public Health Assessment, Center for Health Data and Informatics, Utah Department of Health, Salt Lake City, UT
84114-2101, Telephone: 801-538-9466, Website: http://health.utah.gov/opha/OPHA_BRFSS.htm, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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