Frequent Mental Distress

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 367 8.1 0.5 7.2 9.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 107 6.3 0.6 5.0 7.5
Female 260 9.9 0.7 8.6 11.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 39 8.8 1.5 5.9 11.7
25-34 years 75 9.3 1.2 7.0 11.6
35-44 years 95 9.6 1.1 7.5 11.8
45-54 years 59 7.1 1.0 5.1 9.0
55-64 years 44 7.8 1.2 5.4 10.1
65+ years 53 6.2 0.9 4.4 8.0
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 320 8.1 0.5 7.2 9.1
Black, Non-Hispanic 20 12.0 2.9 6.3 17.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 11 7.3 2.3 2.7 11.8
Hispanic 14 6.3 1.8 2.8 9.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 39 10.5 1.8 7.0 14.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 125 8.5 0.8 6.9 10.1
Some College 126 9.8 1.0 7.9 11.7
College Graduate 76 5.4 0.7 4.1 6.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 41 13.1 2.3 8.6 17.7
$15,000 - $24,999 96 13.0 1.4 10.3 15.6
$25,000 - $34,999 57 9.3 1.4 6.6 12.0
$35,000 - $49,000 62 7.9 1.1 5.8 9.9
$50,000+ 63 6.2 0.8 4.5 7.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 235 7.6 0.5 6.5 8.6
Out of Work 23 28.0 6.0 16.2 39.9
Homemaker / Student 25 7.0 1.6 3.9 10.1
Retired 56 7.0 1.0 5.0 9.0
Unable to Work 28 25.5 4.7 16.2 34.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 174 7.1 0.6 6.0 8.2
Divorced / Separated 94 13.0 1.4 10.3 15.8
Widowed 41 9.4 1.6 6.3 12.4
Never Married 57 8.5 1.3 6.0 11.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 125 16.7 1.6 13.5 19.8
Living without a Disability 236 6.5 0.5 5.6 7.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 10 4.9 1.6 1.8 8.1
Rural 56 11.5 1.6 8.3 14.7
Densely-settled Rural 59 7.9 1.1 5.7 10.1
Semi-urban 82 8.0 0.9 6.1 9.8
Urban 158 7.7 0.7 6.4 9.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 131 13.4 1.3 11.0 15.9
Non-Smoker 236 6.8 0.5 5.8 7.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 62 13.5 1.8 10.0 17.1
Insured 304 7.5 0.5 6.6 8.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 35 13.6 2.4 8.9 18.3
No Diabetes 331 7.8 0.5 6.9 8.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 53 14.8 2.2 10.6 19.0
No Current Asthma 304 7.6 0.5 6.6 8.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 127 22.5 2.0 18.5 26.5
Excellent to Good 237 6.1 0.4 5.3 7.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 153 8.4 0.7 7.0 9.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 103 6.3 0.7 5.0 7.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 91 10.6 1.2 8.2 13.0

Numerator: Respondents reporting 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.