Good morning! On the way to work this morning, my partner in life read me the following article from The New York Times. I won't be repeating here most of my commentary (it was a lot of "no way", "that number seems too small" etc...) but in short I found the numbers to be low. I'm not putting the study in question, but rather are the statistics reflecting the REAL numbers? What do you think? Whats your opinion? What's your experience?


Vital Statistics

A Mixed Report on American Health

Published: January 25, 2010


"There is some good news in the numbers released last month by the National Center for Health Statistics on the health of Americans in the first half of 2009. But there is ample bad news, too, and a third of us are not feeling very well: the percentage of people who reported having excellent or very good health declined to 66.6 percent in the 2009 period, from 69.1 percent in 1998. ..."


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