Percentage of Adults who are Limited due to Pain

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1035 24.3 0.8 22.8 25.8
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SEX . . . . .
Male 353 22.0 1.2 19.7 24.3
Female 682 26.5 1.0 24.6 28.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 93 21.5 2.2 17.2 25.8
25-34 years 146 19.9 1.8 16.4 23.4
35-44 years 224 22.9 1.6 19.9 26.0
45-54 years 218 29.5 2.0 25.6 33.3
55-64 years 136 26.6 2.2 22.4 30.9
65+ years 213 25.7 1.7 22.4 29.1
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 934 24.8 0.8 23.2 26.4
Black, Non-Hispanic 36 23.2 4.5 14.5 32.0
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 27 32.1 6.1 20.1 44.1
Hispanic 32 14.0 2.7 8.6 19.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 105 29.2 2.7 23.9 34.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 325 24.0 1.3 21.5 26.6
Some College 337 27.3 1.5 24.4 30.3
College Graduate 263 20.0 1.3 17.5 22.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 100 36.7 3.6 29.6 43.8
$15,000 - $24,999 211 30.0 2.0 26.2 33.9
$25,000 - $34,999 159 27.5 2.1 23.3 31.7
$35,000 - $49,000 161 24.0 1.9 20.3 27.7
$50,000+ 214 19.3 1.3 16.7 21.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 650 22.4 0.9 20.6 24.1
Out of Work 31 38.6 6.5 25.8 51.3
Homemaker / Student 85 22.5 2.6 17.5 27.6
Retired 201 26.5 1.8 23.0 30.0
Unable to Work 68 66.8 5.4 56.2 77.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 559 23.8 1.0 21.9 25.7
Divorced / Separated 203 30.3 2.1 26.3 34.3
Widowed 124 28.8 2.3 24.2 33.3
Never Married 140 19.8 1.8 16.2 23.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 386 55.5 2.1 51.3 59.7
Living without a Disability 647 18.4 0.8 16.9 19.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 51 32.0 4.1 24.0 39.9
Rural 121 20.4 1.9 16.8 24.1
Densely-settled Rural 176 25.4 1.9 21.7 29.2
Semi-urban 227 26.2 1.8 22.8 29.7
Urban 456 23.6 1.1 21.4 25.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 98 38.1 3.5 31.3 44.9
No Diabetes 931 23.4 0.8 21.8 24.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 125 34.6 2.9 28.9 40.3
No Current Asthma 878 23.3 0.8 21.7 24.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 259 50.0 2.5 45.1 54.8
Excellent to Good 771 20.7 0.8 19.2 22.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 266 30.0 1.8 26.5 33.5
Non-Smoker 763 22.8 0.8 21.2 24.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 156 42.9 3.0 37.1 48.8
<14 days mental health not good 860 22.5 0.8 21.0 24.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 124 30.2 2.7 24.8 35.5
Insured 911 23.7 0.8 22.2 25.3

Numerator: Respondents who reported that pain limited their usual
activities for at least one day during the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.