Health, disorders, limitations; personal characteristics, 2010-2013


This table provides data about the health, chronic disorders and functional limitations of the Dutch population. It comprises the following aspects:
- perceived state of health
- chronic disorders
- generic health indicator
- mental health and mental complaints
- infectious diseases
- feelings of discomfort
- functional limitations
The data are based on the Health Interview Survey conducted by Statistics Netherlands. They can be broken down by a number of personal characteristics. The Health Interview Survey is a continuous survey. Its population consists of Dutch residents of all ages in private households.

Data available from 2010 inclusively 2013

Status of the figures:
Figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 24 July 2015:
None, this table is stopped.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.

Health, disorders, limitations; personal characteristics, 2010-2013

Characteristics Type of figure Periods Perceived state of healthVery good/good (%) Chronic disorders% of persons with disorders% with no chronic disorder (%) MHI, 12 years or olderPersons with poor mental health (%) Infectious diseases, 12 years or olderCold (%) Feelings of discomfort, 4 years or olderAt least 1 feeling of discomfort (%) Functional limitationsLimitations OECD, 12 years or older% of persons with at least 1 limitation (%) Functional limitationsLimitations ADL, 55 years or older % of persons with at least 1 limitation (%) Functional limitationsUse of technical aidsVisual aids, 4 years or older (%)
Total Percentages/numbers 2013 80.3 53.2 10.9 43.0 67.9 12.9 11.8 60.9
Sex: men Percentages/numbers 2013 82.4 59.6 9.1 42.8 61.3 10.4 7.7 56.3
Sex: women Percentages/numbers 2013 78.3 47.0 12.6 43.2 74.4 15.3 15.6 65.5
Age: 0 tot 4 years Percentages/numbers 2013 95.2 88.0 . . . . . .
Age: 4 to 12 years Percentages/numbers 2013 95.4 85.0 . . 39.9 . . 11.2
Age: 12 to 16 years Percentages/numbers 2013 94.8 79.9 5.8 44.7 58.6 5.1 . 25.7
Age: 16 to 20 years Percentages/numbers 2013 90.9 67.1 9.7 62.7 76.0 4.7 . 30.4
Age: 20 to 30 years Percentages/numbers 2013 88.9 65.5 11.6 55.7 75.5 4.0 . 38.7
Age: 30 to 40 years Percentages/numbers 2013 85.4 55.9 9.8 52.1 71.0 4.5 . 41.9
Age: 40 to 50 years Percentages/numbers 2013 81.8 52.5 12.3 42.3 69.0 10.3 . 62.6
Age: 50 to 55 years Percentages/numbers 2013 75.4 42.0 9.0 35.7 69.0 17.3 . 90.1
Age: 55 to 65 years Percentages/numbers 2013 68.2 33.8 12.4 34.9 71.0 19.0 5.9 96.8
Age: 65 to 75 years Percentages/numbers 2013 67.2 27.3 9.4 32.5 68.7 18.4 9.0 96.3
Age: 75 years or older Percentages/numbers 2013 50.8 19.2 13.9 27.8 77.1 38.3 27.7 96.8
Netherlands Percentages/numbers 2013 81.3 52.4 9.9 42.5 67.4 12.3 11.1 62.9
Western country Percentages/numbers 2013 78.0 48.8 14.8 38.8 69.7 15.1 15.4 65.9
Western country, 1st generation Percentages/numbers 2013 77.1 42.7 18.6 42.5 70.7 17.7 15.3 66.7
Western country, 2nd generation Percentages/numbers 2013 78.6 52.3 12.2 36.3 69.0 13.4 15.4 65.3
Non-western country Percentages/numbers 2013 76.0 62.7 14.4 50.4 70.1 15.0 16.7 42.7
Non-western country, 1st gen. Percentages/numbers 2013 66.1 52.7 16.0 49.0 73.6 18.9 15.9 49.4
Non-western country, 2nd gen. Percentages/numbers 2013 88.2 75.0 11.3 53.1 65.0 7.0 38.6 33.2
Education level: primary Percentages/numbers 2013 53.4 28.4 18.3 34.6 75.4 34.8 23.3 80.8
Education level: vmbo, mbo1, avo Percentages/numbers 2013 63.2 34.2 14.5 37.3 72.8 22.1 14.9 80.2
Education level: havo, vwo, mbo Percentages/numbers 2013 77.6 42.9 10.8 40.8 70.8 12.9 9.1 71.4
Education level: hbo Percentages/numbers 2013 85.2 50.6 7.6 41.7 68.5 7.3 5.0 72.7
Education level: university Percentages/numbers 2013 88.6 55.6 6.7 44.1 68.6 4.9 3.6 74.0
Source: CBS.
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