Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristics

Caribbean NL: health and disorders; personal characteristics

Personal characteristics Type of figure Periods Carribean Netherlands Self-perceived health Good or very good (%) Diabetes Diabetes total (%) Chronic disorders Hypertension (%) Chronic disorders Migraine or severe headache (%) Chronic disorders Serious or persistent back disorder (%) Chronic disorders, ever had Stroke, cerebral haemorrhage, infarction (%) Chronic disorders, ever had Cancer (%) % with long-term disorder % with no long-term disorder (%)
Total persons Percentage/average 2017/2018* Caribbean Netherlands 75.1 8.8 17.3 14.0 8.7 1.3 2.9 55.4
Total persons Reliability margin 2017/2018* Caribbean Netherlands 2.1 1.4 1.8 1.7 1.4 0.5 0.8 2.4
Sex: male Percentage/average 2017/2018* Caribbean Netherlands 80.8 8.2 13.8 8.0 6.9 1.0 2.4 62.3
Sex: male Reliability margin 2017/2018* Caribbean Netherlands 2.7 1.9 2.3 1.8 1.7 0.7 1.0 3.3
Sex: female Percentage/average 2017/2018* Caribbean Netherlands 69.2 9.4 21.1 20.5 10.6 1.6 3.4 48.1
Sex: female Reliability margin 2017/2018* Caribbean Netherlands 3.2 2.0 2.8 2.8 2.1 0.9 1.3 3.5
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides data about perceived health and chronic disorders of the population of the Caribbean Netherlands aged 15 years and older. It comprises the following aspects:
- perceived state of health
- chronic disorders
These aspects are shown for the Caribbean Netherlands, and also for the islands Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba separately. Also breakdowns by sex, age and level of education are presented.

Data available from: 2013

Status of the data:
The figures for the most recent period are provisional.

Changes as of April 18th 2019
The underlying coding of classifications (Carribean Netherlands) used in this table has been adjusted.
It is now in line with the standard encoding defined by CBS.
The structure and data of the table have not been adjusted.

When will new data be published?
New data will be published every four years.

Description topics

Self-perceived health
Refers to the question: How do you assess your general state of health?
Good or very good
Percentage of persons who answered 'good' or 'very good' to the question concerning their general state of health.
Diabetes
Diabetes total
Percentage of persons who answered 'yes' to the question:
Do you have diabetes?
Chronic disorders
Refers to 13 diseases and disorders and one category 'other chronic disease or disorder'. Respondents are asked to indicate whether they have suffered from one or more of these diseases/disorders in the last 12 months. For 4 other diseases/disorders they are asked whether they have ever suffered from them. In addition questions are asked about diabetes.
Hypertension
Percentage of persons who answered 'yes' to the question:
‘Have you suffered from hypertension in the last 12 months?’
Migraine or severe headache
Percentage of persons who answered 'yes' to the question:
‘Have you suffered from migraine or regular severe headache in the last 12 months?’
Serious or persistent back disorder
Percentage of persons who answered 'yes' to the question:
‘Have you suffered from a serious or persistent back disorder in the last 12 months?’
Chronic disorders, ever had
This concerns four chronic disorders/diseases respondents have ever suffered from.
Stroke, cerebral haemorrhage, infarction
Percentage of persons who answered 'yes' to the question:
‘Have you ever had a stroke, cerebral haemorrhage or cerebral infarction?’

Cancer
Percentage of persons who answered 'yes' to the question:
‘Have you ever had any form of cancer?’
% with long-term disorder
% with no long-term disorder
Percentage of persons suffering or having suffered from none of the following disorders in the last 12 months:
- Serious or persistent disorder in neck or shoulder
- Asthma, chronic bronchitis, COPD
- Stroke, cerebral haemorrhage, cerebral infarction
- Chronic eczema
- Chronic arthritis
- Serious or persistent intestinal disorders
- Dizziness with falls
- Arthrosis of hips or knees
- Myocardial infarction or heart attack
- Other serious heart disease
- Hypertension
- Dengue
- Cancer
- Migraine or severe headache
- Incontinence
- Serious or persistent back disorder
- Diabetes
- Constriction of blood vessels in abdomen or legs