Percentage of Adults with Depressive Symptoms

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 311 6.8 0.4 6.0 7.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 101 5.8 0.6 4.6 7.1
Female 210 7.8 0.6 6.7 8.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 28 6.4 1.3 3.9 9.0
25-34 years 48 6.3 1.0 4.4 8.2
35-44 years 83 8.9 1.1 6.8 11.1
45-54 years 58 6.9 1.0 4.9 8.8
55-64 years 36 6.1 1.1 4.0 8.1
65+ years 57 5.9 0.8 4.3 7.6
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 261 6.5 0.4 5.7 7.4
Black, Non-Hispanic 20 12.1 3.0 6.3 17.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 9 7.0 2.4 2.2 11.7
Hispanic 20 8.3 2.0 4.3 12.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 48 12.5 1.9 8.8 16.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 115 8.0 0.8 6.4 9.6
Some College 98 7.4 0.8 5.7 9.0
College Graduate 49 3.4 0.5 2.3 4.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 53 18.9 2.9 13.3 24.5
$15,000 - $24,999 79 10.5 1.2 8.0 12.9
$25,000 - $34,999 51 8.3 1.3 5.9 10.8
$35,000 - $49,000 40 5.3 0.9 3.5 7.0
$50,000+ 41 3.8 0.6 2.5 5.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 182 6.0 0.5 5.1 7.0
Out of Work 23 28.1 6.0 16.3 39.9
Homemaker / Student 20 5.2 1.2 2.8 7.5
Retired 56 5.9 0.8 4.2 7.5
Unable to Work 30 29.1 5.3 18.7 39.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 122 5.1 0.5 4.1 6.0
Divorced / Separated 103 15.3 1.6 12.2 18.4
Widowed 46 11.4 1.7 8.0 14.8
Never Married 39 5.9 1.1 3.8 8.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 125 16.0 1.5 13.1 19.0
Living without a Disability 186 5.1 0.4 4.3 5.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 13 7.0 2.0 3.0 11.0
Rural 48 8.5 1.4 5.8 11.3
Densely-settled Rural 58 7.5 1.1 5.4 9.6
Semi-urban 65 7.4 1.0 5.4 9.3
Urban 125 5.9 0.6 4.8 7.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 26 8.7 1.8 5.2 12.2
No Diabetes 283 6.7 0.4 5.9 7.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 52 13.7 2.0 9.8 17.7
No Current Asthma 248 6.2 0.4 5.3 7.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 116 20.7 2.0 16.9 24.6
Excellent to Good 193 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 127 12.9 1.2 10.5 15.3
Non-Smoker 184 5.3 0.4 4.4 6.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 55 13.1 1.9 9.4 16.8
Insured 256 6.1 0.4 5.3 7.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 128 7.2 0.7 5.9 8.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 90 5.4 0.6 4.1 6.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 82 9.4 1.1 7.2 11.6

Numerator: Respondents who reported they felt sad, blue, or
depressed on 14 or more days during the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.