general health – adult
Why this is important: Response to this broad question covers one’s perception of physical, mental, and social well-being, which has been shown to be a good predictor of mortality.
Definition: Percent of adults reporting their general health status as excellent or very good.
Data Source: Washington State Department of Health, Center for Health Statistics, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, supported in part by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cooperative Agreement U58/SO000047-2 through 4 (2012-2014), NU58/DP006066-1 through 5 (2015-2019), NU58/DP006865 (2020). Calculations and presentation of data by Spokane Regional Health District, Data Center.