General physical health status is the culmination of all the things that affect a person's health. A person may have had poor
health because of an injury, an acute infection such as a cold or flu, or a chronic health problem. This measure can be used
to identify health disparities, track population trends, plan public health programs, and measure progress toward several
Healthy People 2020 goals.
Seven or More Days of Poor Physical Health in the Past 30 Days by Ethnicity, Utah, 2013
Age-adjusted to the 2000 U.S. standard population.
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 seven or more days when their physical health was not good in the
past 30 days.
How We Calculated the Rates
Number of survey respondents who reported seven or more days when their physical health was not good in the past 30 days.
Total number of survey respondents excluding those with missing, "Don't know/Not sure" or "Refused" responses.
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Published on 12/10/2014
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