Health, lifestyle, use of medical facilities; 2000-2009

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This table provides data about the health, lifestyle and medical and use of medical care of the Dutch population.
The data are based on the Health Interview Survey conducted by Statistics Netherlands. The Health Interview Survey is a continuous survey. Its population consists of Dutch residents of all ages in private households.

Data available from 2000 till 2009.

Changes as of 8 June 2018:
The table has been stopped per 8th of June 2018.

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are definitive.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.

Health, lifestyle, use of medical facilities; 2000-2009

Characteristics users Type of figure Periods Taking prescribed medicationType of prescribed medicationDermatological medicines (%) Taking prescribed medicationType of prescribed medicationMedicines for the eyes (%) Consumption of non-prescribed medicationType of non-prescribed medicationDermatological medicines (%) Consumption of non-prescribed medicationType of non-prescribed medicationHomeopathic medicines (%)
Total characteristics users Numbers 2009 7.9 4.6 1.4 5.0
Total characteristics users Standard errors 2009 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.4
Men Numbers 2009 6.9 3.6 1.8 3.8
Men Standard errors 2009 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5
Women Numbers 2009 8.6 5.4 1.2 5.8
Women Standard errors 2009 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.5
Age cat. 2: 0-14 yrs Numbers 2009 18.5 1.8 2.1 6.4
Age cat. 2: 0-14 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.4 0.8 0.6 1.1
Age cat. 2: 15-24 yrs Numbers 2009 15.2 1.4 2.0 3.8
Age cat. 2: 15-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.4 0.8 0.6 0.9
Age cat. 2: 25-44 yrs Numbers 2009 8.7 3.3 1.1 4.3
Age cat. 2: 25-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 0.7 0.3 0.6
Age cat. 2: 45-64 yrs Numbers 2009 6.9 4.0 1.3 5.3
Age cat. 2: 45-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.7
Age cat. 2: 65 yrs and older Numbers 2009 4.2 7.5 1.1 5.5
Age cat. 2: 65 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 0.6 0.8 0.5 1.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 0-14 yrs Numbers 2009 15.9 2.0 3.1 5.2
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 0-14 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.0 1.1 1.1 1.4
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 15-24 yrs Numbers 2009 11.0 0.0 1.8 1.8
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 15-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.2 0.0 1.0 1.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 25-44 yrs Numbers 2009 8.6 2.4 1.6 4.3
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 25-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.7 0.9 0.6 0.9
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 45-64 yrs Numbers 2009 5.9 3.2 1.6 3.7
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 45-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 0.9 0.7 0.6 1.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 65 yrs and older Numbers 2009 3.4 6.1 0.8 2.4
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 65 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 0.8 1.1 0.7 1.2
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 0-14 yrs Numbers 2009 21.9 1.6 1.3 7.5
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 0-14 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.8 1.2 0.7 1.6
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 15-24 yrs Numbers 2009 18.3 2.4 2.1 5.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 15-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.4 1.3 0.8 1.3
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 25-44 yrs Numbers 2009 8.8 3.9 0.7 4.3
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 25-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.4 0.9 0.3 0.8
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 45-65 yrs Numbers 2009 7.8 4.7 1.2 6.4
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 45-65 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.0 0.8 0.4 1.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 65 yrs and older Numbers 2009 4.9 8.6 1.2 7.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 65 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 0.9 1.1 0.6 1.4
Age cat.1: 0-11 yrs Numbers 2009 20.1 0.7 2.5 7.3
Age cat.1: 0-11 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.9 0.6 0.8 1.3
Age cat. 1: 12-17 yrs Numbers 2009 15.2 2.3 2.0 2.9
Age cat. 1: 12-17 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.0 1.2 0.9 1.0
Age cat. 1: 18-24 yrs Numbers 2009 14.8 2.0 1.6 4.5
Age cat. 1: 18-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.9 1.1 0.7 1.2
Age cat. 1: 25-34 yrs Numbers 2009 7.6 3.7 0.6 4.5
Age cat. 1: 25-34 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.6 1.1 0.4 1.0
Age cat. 1: 35-44 yrs Numbers 2009 9.5 3.1 1.4 4.1
Age cat. 1: 35-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.8
Age cat. 1: 45-54 yrs Numbers 2009 8.3 3.3 2.2 4.5
Age cat. 1: 45-54 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.9
Age cat. 1: 55-64 yrs Numbers 2009 5.7 4.5 0.2 6.4
Age cat. 1: 55-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 0.9 0.8 0.2 1.2
Age cat. 1: 65-74 yrs Numbers 2009 5.0 6.1 1.8 6.3
Age cat. 1: 65-74 yrs Standard errors 2009 0.9 1.0 0.8 1.5
Age cat. 1: 75 yrs and older Numbers 2009 3.4 9.1 0.3 4.5
Age cat. 1: 75 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 0.8 1.3 0.3 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 0-11 yrs Numbers 2009 15.9 0.7 3.7 6.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 0-11 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.5 0.8 1.4 1.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 12-17 yrs Numbers 2009 15.3 2.9 1.2 0.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 12-17 yrs Standard errors 2009 4.2 1.9 1.0 0.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 18-24 yrs Numbers 2009 9.0 0.0 2.0 1.7
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 18-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 3.6 0.0 1.3 1.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 25-34 yrs Numbers 2009 7.9 4.6 1.1 2.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 25-34 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.6 2.0 0.8 1.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 35-44 yrs Numbers 2009 9.0 1.0 1.9 5.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 35-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.2 0.8 0.8 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 45-54 yrs Numbers 2009 7.6 2.2 2.4 3.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 45-54 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.6 0.9 1.0 1.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 55-64 yrs Numbers 2009 4.5 3.9 0.5 4.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 55-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.0 0.5 1.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 65-74 yrs Numbers 2009 3.9 4.1 1.4 1.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 65-74 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 75 yrs and older Numbers 2009 2.8 9.0 0.0 3.5
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 75 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 1.2 2.1 0.0 2.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 0-11 yrs Numbers 2009 25.3 0.8 1.4 7.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 0-11 yrs Standard errors 2009 4.7 1.0 0.8 1.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 12-17 yrs Numbers 2009 15.1 1.6 2.7 4.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 12-17 yrs Standard errors 2009 4.3 1.5 1.3 1.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 18-24 yrs Numbers 2009 18.8 3.5 1.3 5.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 18-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 4.1 1.9 0.8 1.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 25-34 yrs Numbers 2009 7.3 3.1 0.3 5.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 25-34 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.0 1.3 0.3 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 35-44 yrs Numbers 2009 9.8 4.5 1.0 3.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 35-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.9 1.3 0.5 0.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 45-54 yrs Numbers 2009 8.9 4.2 2.1 5.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 45-54 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.6 1.1 0.8 1.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 55-64 yrs Numbers 2009 6.9 5.1 0.0 7.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 55-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.3 1.1 0.0 1.7
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 65-74 yrs Numbers 2009 6.0 7.8 2.0 8.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 65-74 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.4 1.5 1.1 2.2
Age cat 4 x sex: women, 75 yrs and older Numbers 2009 3.8 9.3 0.4 5.0
Age cat 4 x sex: women, 75 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.7 0.5 1.7
Health insurance fund Numbers 2009
Health insurance fund Standard errors 2009
Private health insurance Numbers 2009
Private health insurance Standard errors 2009
Level of ed.: primary education Numbers 2009 7.5 4.2 0.5 3.3
Level of ed.: primary education Standard errors 2009 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.8
Level of ed.: pre-vocational education Numbers 2009 5.3 4.3 1.6 4.6
Level of ed.: pre-vocational education Standard errors 2009 1.0 0.9 0.6 1.0
Level of ed.: junior gen. sec. education Numbers 2009 5.7 5.1 1.0 4.3
Level of ed.: junior gen. sec. education Standard errors 2009 1.3 1.2 0.6 1.1
Source: CBS.
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