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  • Survey: 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) – Child
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Health Status
  • Question: Overall health status
  • Sub Group: Race/ethnicity of child

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Tabular Data

Would you say child's health in general is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?
Excellent/Very goodGoodFair/PoorTotal %
C.I.(76.4 - 79.6)(18.0 - 21.0)(1.9 - 3.1)
Sample Count2,961762102
Pop. Est.13,969,7133,483,268448,870
White, non-Hispanic%88.910.11.0100.0
C.I.(88.0 - 89.9)(9.2 - 11.0)(0.7 - 1.4)
Sample Count5,50264170
Pop. Est.34,238,8163,880,004389,697
Black, non-Hispanic%79.418.12.5100.0
C.I.(77.0 - 81.9)(15.6 - 20.6)(1.6 - 3.3)
Sample Count1,48332945
Pop. Est.7,938,5531,810,562245,283
Multiple/Other, non-Hispanic%
C.I.(83.7 - 88.8)(9.8 - 14.5)(0.4 - 2.8)
Sample Count1,27119317
Pop. Est.6,019,603848,442111,803

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

        Estimates based on sample sizes too small to meet standards for reliability or precision. The relative standard error is greater than 30%.

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The National Health Interview Survey was conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau under the direction of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

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