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Table 6 Proportion of people in moderate to bad perceived health, by background characteristics

From: Methodological basics and evolution of the Belgian health interview survey 1997–2008

  Analysis not taking into account the design effects Analysis taking into account the design effect Absolute difference between the two estimates (in%) Increase in standard error when taking into account the design effect (in%)
  Estimate Standard error Estimate Standard error   
Gender
  Men 23.31 0.71 20.53 0.93 -2.78 30.99%
  Women 29.07 0.71 25.73 0.94 -3.34 32.39%
Age group
  15-24 8.82 0.94 6.52 1.06 -2.30 12.77%
  25-34 13.05 1.01 11.02 1.14 -2.03 12.87%
  35-44 16.77 1.05 15.95 1.45 -0.82 38.10%
  45-54 26.25 1.27 26.68 1.79 0.43 40.94%
  55-64 30.28 1.36 28.68 1.78 -1.60 30.88%
  65-75 39.24 1.80 39.45 2.52 0.21 40.00%
  75+ 48.99 1.39 48.19 2.22 -0.80 59.71%
Educational attainment
  No diploma/only primary 46.76 1.60 42.59 2.45 -4.17 53.13%
  Lower secondary 37.68 1.38 35.09 2.07 -2.59 50.00%
  Higher secondary 25.17 0.89 22.12 1.15 -3.05 29.21%
  Higher 15.65 0.67 14.30 0.99 -1.35 47.76%
Region
  Flemish Region 24.15 0.78 21.41 1.00 -2.74 28.21%
  Brussels-Capital Region 26.69 1.00 25.74 1.17 -0.95 17.00%
  Walloon Region 28.77 0.87 26.33 1.11 -2.44 27.59%
Total   26.42 0.50 23.25 0.71 -3.17 42.00%
  1. Impact of the design effects, BHIS; 2008.