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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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Contents >> Health >> Health status >> Self assessed health status >> Tasmanian perceptions

In 2001, 19.7% of the Tasmanian population aged 15 years and over reported that their health was excellent, 31.4% very good and 27.4% good. Another 21.5% reported that their health was fair or poor. Tasmanians were more likely to assess their health as fair or poor (21.5%) than people aged over 18 years living elsewhere in Australia (18.7%).

SELF-ASSESSED HEALTH STATUS(a), Tasmania - 2001
Males
Females
Persons

Status

%

%

%

Excellent
18.5
20.8
19.7
Very Good
33.7
29.3
31.4
Good
27.5
27.2
27.4
Fair/Poor
20.3
22.7
21.5
Total(b)
100.0
100.0
100.0

(a) Persons aged 15 years and over.
(b) Any discrepancies between the sums of component items and totals are due to rounding.

Source: ABS data available on request, 2001 National Health Survey.


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