Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable health: Self rated health

Literal Question

MQ40. Would you say your health is……?

Values Categories N
1 Excellent 71287
2 Good 101241
3 Fair 26972
4 Poor 3524
Sysmiss 2914

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 203024
Missing cases 2914
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 4.0
Mean 1.816
This variable is numeric


Source: Idler, E. L. & Benyamini, Y. (1997). Self-rated health and mortality: A review of twenty-seven community studies. Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 38, 21-37.  HBSC 2001/02

Description:  A measure of perceived health status.


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