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Table A.13. Individuals who contacted a doctor in the past 12 months by general health status, Canada and United States, 2002 to 2003
  Canada United States
% 95% confidence interval % 95% confidence interval
Excellent
74.7*
73.0,
76.4
77.3*
75.4,
79.2
Very Good
85.5
83.9,
87.0
85.0
83.6,
86.4
Good
84.7*
81.8,
87.5
81.5*
80.1,
83.0
Fair
90.0*
85.7,
94.4
85.4*
83.0,
87.9
Poor
94.5
91.7,
97.2
97.5
94.5,
100.5
Notes:
i) Household population aged 18 and over.
ii) Missing data ("I don't know", "not stated", "refusal") have been excluded from the analysis.
‡ Age-adjusted percents calculated using the projected 2000 United States standard population.
* Statistically significant difference between Canada and United States (p<0.05).
Source: Joint Canada/United States Survey of Health, 2002 to 2003.