Poor Mental Health: The percentage of adults who report 14 or more days during the past 30 days during which their mental health was not good
Poor Physical Health: The percentage of adults who report 14 or more days during the past 30 days during which their physical health was not good
Diabetes: The percentage of adults who report being diagnosed with diabetes by a medical professional
Routine Check-ups: The percentage of adults who report having been to a doctor for a general physical exam in the previous year
No Leisure-Time Physical Activity: The percentage of adults who did not participate in any physical activities or exercises other than their regular job during the past month
For more information on the CDC’s PLACES initiative and their methodology, visit the CDC PLACES homepage.
Why are these variables important to measure?
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