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

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

Characteristics users Type of figure Periods Health and disorders Perceived state of health Very good (%) Health and disorders Perceived state of health Good (%) Health and disorders Perceived state of health Less than good (%)
Total characteristics users Numbers 2009 28.8 52.7 18.6
Total characteristics users Standard errors 2009 0.5 0.5 0.4
Men Numbers 2009 31.3 52.9 15.8
Men Standard errors 2009 0.7 0.7 0.5
Women Numbers 2009 26.3 52.4 21.3
Women Standard errors 2009 0.6 0.7 0.6
Age cat. 2: 0-14 yrs Numbers 2009 45.6 49.5 4.9
Age cat. 2: 0-14 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.2 1.2 0.5
Age cat. 2: 15-24 yrs Numbers 2009 34.0 56.7 9.3
Age cat. 2: 15-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.4 1.5 0.9
Age cat. 2: 25-44 yrs Numbers 2009 33.0 54.1 12.8
Age cat. 2: 25-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 0.9 1.0 0.7
Age cat. 2: 45-64 yrs Numbers 2009 19.8 54.2 26.0
Age cat. 2: 45-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 0.8 1.0 0.9
Age cat. 2: 65 yrs and older Numbers 2009 12.4 47.6 40.0
Age cat. 2: 65 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 0.9 1.4 1.4
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 0-14 yrs Numbers 2009 45.1 49.6 5.3
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 0-14 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.7 1.7 0.8
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 15-24 yrs Numbers 2009 40.7 50.8 8.5
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 15-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.1 2.1 1.2
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 25-44 yrs Numbers 2009 35.8 53.0 11.2
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 25-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.3 1.4 0.9
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 45-64 yrs Numbers 2009 21.1 56.3 22.6
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 45-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.4 1.2
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 65 yrs and older Numbers 2009 14.9 52.2 32.9
Age cat. 5 x sex: men 65 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 1.5 2.1 1.9
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 0-14 yrs Numbers 2009 46.1 49.4 4.6
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 0-14 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.8 1.8 0.7
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 15-24 yrs Numbers 2009 27.0 62.7 10.2
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 15-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.9 2.1 1.3
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 25-44 yrs Numbers 2009 30.3 55.3 14.5
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 25-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.3 1.4 1.0
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 45-65 yrs Numbers 2009 18.6 52.0 29.4
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 45-65 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.4 1.3
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 65 yrs and older Numbers 2009 10.4 43.9 45.7
Age cat. 5 x sex: women 65 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.8 1.8
Age cat.1: 0-11 yrs Numbers 2009 47.4 47.8 4.8
Age cat.1: 0-11 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.4 1.4 0.6
Age cat. 1: 12-17 yrs Numbers 2009 37.1 56.1 6.8
Age cat. 1: 12-17 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.9 1.9 1.0
Age cat. 1: 18-24 yrs Numbers 2009 33.2 57.0 9.9
Age cat. 1: 18-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.7 1.8 1.1
Age cat. 1: 25-34 yrs Numbers 2009 36.0 51.8 12.2
Age cat. 1: 25-34 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.4 1.5 1.0
Age cat. 1: 35-44 yrs Numbers 2009 30.7 56.0 13.3
Age cat. 1: 35-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.2 1.3 0.9
Age cat. 1: 45-54 yrs Numbers 2009 21.5 55.2 23.3
Age cat. 1: 45-54 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.4 1.2
Age cat. 1: 55-64 yrs Numbers 2009 17.9 53.0 29.1
Age cat. 1: 55-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.1 1.5 1.3
Age cat. 1: 65-74 yrs Numbers 2009 14.8 51.8 33.4
Age cat. 1: 65-74 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.3 1.8 1.7
Age cat. 1: 75 yrs and older Numbers 2009 9.2 42.0 48.7
Age cat. 1: 75 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 1.2 2.1 2.1
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 0-11 yrs Numbers 2009 47.3 47.6 5.0
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 0-11 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.9 1.9 0.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 12-17 yrs Numbers 2009 39.1 54.1 6.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 12-17 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.7 2.7 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 18-24 yrs Numbers 2009 40.2 50.8 8.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 18-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.5 2.5 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 25-34 yrs Numbers 2009 37.2 51.3 11.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 25-34 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.0 2.1 1.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 35-44 yrs Numbers 2009 34.6 54.4 11.0
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 35-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.8 1.9 1.2
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 45-54 yrs Numbers 2009 23.5 56.3 20.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 45-54 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.6 1.9 1.5
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 55-64 yrs Numbers 2009 18.4 56.3 25.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 55-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.6 2.0 1.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 65-74 yrs Numbers 2009 17.1 56.5 26.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 65-74 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.0 2.6 2.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 75 yrs and older Numbers 2009 11.2 45.2 43.5
Age cat. 4 x sex: men, 75 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 2.1 3.3 3.3
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 0-11 yrs Numbers 2009 47.5 47.9 4.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 0-11 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.0 2.0 0.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 12-17 yrs Numbers 2009 35.0 58.3 6.7
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 12-17 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.7 2.7 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 18-24 yrs Numbers 2009 25.9 63.3 10.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 18-24 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.2 2.5 1.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 25-34 yrs Numbers 2009 34.7 52.3 13.0
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 25-34 yrs Standard errors 2009 2.0 2.1 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 35-44 yrs Numbers 2009 26.8 57.6 15.6
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 35-44 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.7 1.9 1.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 45-54 yrs Numbers 2009 19.5 54.1 26.4
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 45-54 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.5 1.9 1.7
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 55-64 yrs Numbers 2009 17.5 49.7 32.8
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 55-64 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.6 2.1 1.9
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 65-74 yrs Numbers 2009 12.6 47.4 40.0
Age cat. 4 x sex: women, 65-74 yrs Standard errors 2009 1.7 2.5 2.5
Age cat 4 x sex: women, 75 yrs and older Numbers 2009 8.0 39.9 52.1
Age cat 4 x sex: women, 75 yrs and older Standard errors 2009 1.5 2.6 2.7
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 20.7 48.2 31.1
Level of ed.: primary education Standard errors 2009 1.0 1.3 1.2
Level of ed.: pre-vocational education Numbers 2009 18.8 52.4 28.8
Level of ed.: pre-vocational education Standard errors 2009 1.2 1.6 1.4
Level of ed.: junior gen. sec. education Numbers 2009 20.3 54.4 25.3
Level of ed.: junior gen. sec. education Standard errors 2009 1.5 1.9 1.6
Source: CBS.
Explanation of symbols

Table description


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.

Description topics

Health and disorders
Perceived state of health
Figures refer to answers to the question: How do you assess your general state of health?
Very good
% persons (0+) who answered 'very good' to the question concerning their general state of health.
Good
% persons (0+) who answered 'good' to the question concerning their general state of health.
Less than good
Until 2001:
Percentage of persons (0+) who considered their general state of health:
- acceptable
- sometimes good and sometimes bad
- bad.
From 2001:
Percentage of persons (0+) who considered their general state of health:
- acceptable
- bad
- very bad.