Self-reported health status of adults aged 18 and older, by age and sex, 2003 (horizontal bar chart): 18-64 Years: Female: excellent/very good, 65.3%; good, 24.9%; fair/poor, 9.8%. Male: excellent/very good, 68.0%; good, 23.5%; fair/poor, 8.5%. 65 Years and Older: Female: excellent/very good, 38.5%; good, 35.7%; fair/poor, 25.7%. Male: excellent/very good, 38.8%; good, 35.9%; fair/poor, 25.3%.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2003. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.