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Table 1.2 Adult self-assessed general health, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Self-assessed general health Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+  
  % % % % % % % %
Men
Very good 38 47 41 33 27 23 15 34
Good 47 38 40 44 40 41 35 41
Fair 13 11 13 15 21 26 33 18
Bad 2 4 3 6 9 5 12 5
Very bad - 0 2 3 2 6 4 2
Good / Very good 85 85 82 76 68 63 50 75
Bad / Very bad 2 4 5 8 11 10 17 8
Women
Very good 42 42 43 35 31 24 19 34
Good 45 41 40 36 33 37 34 38
Fair 11 14 10 20 23 25 33 19
Bad 2 3 4 5 10 10 11 6
Very bad - 1 3 4 4 4 3 3
Good / Very good 86 83 83 71 63 61 53 72
Bad / Very bad 2 4 7 9 14 14 14 9
All adults
Very good 40 44 42 34 29 23 17 34
Good 46 39 40 40 36 39 34 39
Fair 12 12 11 17 22 26 33 18
Bad 2 3 4 6 9 7 11 6
Very bad - 1 2 3 3 5 4 3
Good / Very good 86 84 82 74 66 62 52 73
Bad / Very bad 2 4 6 9 13 12 15 8
Bases (weighted):
Men 242 294 270 323 282 221 144 1776
Women 237 306 285 346 298 244 203 1919
All adults 480 600 554 669 580 465 347 3696
Bases (unweighted):
Men 133 219 201 244 327 283 190 1597
Women 159 287 324 366 384 342 237 2099
All adults 292 506 525 610 711 625 427 3696

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