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Self-assessed health status is a general measure of health status, combining physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing.
Australian males rated their health as excellent or very good in 2017–18
According to 2017–18 data, 3 in 5 (57%) males (aged 15 and over) rated their health as excellent or very good (ABS 2018a).
The proportion of males who rated their health as excellent or very good varied by age group. Two in 3 (69%) males aged 15–24 rated their health as excellent or very good compared with 1 in 3 (31%) men aged 85 years and over (ABS 2018a).
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