Figure 3: Poor Health by Occupation, January to December 2012
Source: Office for National Statistics
The total number of eligible responders to the question was 272,439. The question was asked to respondents aged 16 and over.
The health categories were dichotomised using the approach applied by Eurostat. The category 'In good health' comprises the 'very good' and 'good' perceived health categories; the category 'Not in good health' comprises the categories 'fair', 'bad' and 'very bad'.
Confidence intervals for the latest estimates in the above chart can be found in the excel download table.
The whisker bar represents the confidence intervals for each estimate. Information on what confidence intervals are can be found in the background notes.