Health » Self-estimated health: Self-estimated health of school-age children by region

Self-estimated health of school-age (11, 13, 15 y. o.) children.

Age groups are formed on the basis of forms 5, 7 and 9. The majority of students of these forms are 11...12, 13...14 or 15...16 years old. However, the research must also include the students who are repeating the year. As a prerequisite, 90% of the students must be of ±6 months the mean age of their age group, the remaining 10% must not be over the mean age of more than 12 months. The specification into age groups of 11, 13 and 15 years is in a way conditional because the cleaned files include also 12, 14 and 16 year old students in a certain amount.

The 15 counties are grouped into five administrative regions:
Rapla and Harju Counties together with the City of Tallinn
Eastern and the Western Viru Counties
Tartu, Pőlva, Valga and Vőru Counties
Järva, Viljandi and Pärnu Counties
Lääne, Hiiu and Saare Counties.

Unit: percent

Disaggregated by: academic year, self-estimated health, region

Note: 2005/2006 academic year data is weighted. 2009/2010 academic year data is unweighted, but is representative.

Source: National Institute of Health Development, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC)

Self-estimated health
Academic year Region (health) Very good Good Acceptable Very bad
2005/2006 Estonian average 31,5 54,9 12,6 1
2005/2006 Harju and Rapla County 31,6 54,4 13 1
2005/2006 Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 31,2 54,7 13 1,1
2005/2006 Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 31,7 56 11,4 0,9
2005/2006 Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 31,3 55,9 11,8 1
2005/2006 Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 31,5 52,8 15,2 0,6
2009/2010 Estonian average 29,3 57,3 12,7 0,8
2009/2010 Harju and Rapla County 28,5 58,7 12,1 0,7
2009/2010 Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 29,9 53,9 15,7 0,5
2009/2010 Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 28,3 56,8 14 0,9
2009/2010 Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 30,9 56,9 11,4 0,8
2009/2010 Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 27,9 59,2 11,8 1,1
2013/2014 Estonian average 33,2 54,3 11,7 0,8
2013/2014 Harju and Rapla County 33,4 52,9 12,8 0,9
2013/2014 Ida-Viru and Lääne-Viru county 32,2 53,4 13,6 0,7
2013/2014 Järva, Pärnu and Viljandi county 31,6 58,6 9,2 0,6
2013/2014 Tartu, Jõgeva, Põlva, Valga and Võru County 35,3 54,4 9,6 0,8
2013/2014 Hiiu, Saare and Lääne county 29,5 58,2 11,4 0,8