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Alzheimer's Disease and Healthy Aging Data

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Self-rated health (good to excellent health)

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Percentage of older adults who self-reported that their health is "good", "very good", or "excellent"
View by: Age Group - 50-54 years
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Notes

The United States includes 50 states plus the District of Columbia, unless otherwise noted.
The Northeast Region includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The Midwest Region includes Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
The South Region includes Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
The West Region includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Measure Definitions

CI = Confidence Interval. CI describes the level of uncertainty of an estimate and specifies the range in which the true value is likely to fall. These reports use a 95% level of significance, which means that 95% of the time, the true value falls within these boundaries. When comparing prevalence of variables across states or years, we recommend the use of confidence intervals. If the confidence intervals overlap, the difference is not statistically significant.

Data Source

Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) All responses are self-reported by adults 18 years or older.

Suggested Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Population Health. Healthy Aging Data [online]. [accessed Mar 15, 2017]. [accessed Oct 17, 2019]. URL: https://wwwdev.cdc.gov/aging/agingdata/index.html.