Percentage of Adults with Depressive Symptoms

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 361 7.5 0.4 6.7 8.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 113 6.0 0.6 4.8 7.2
Female 248 8.9 0.6 7.7 10.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 26 5.9 1.3 3.4 8.4
25-34 years 69 7.6 1.0 5.6 9.6
35-44 years 78 7.8 0.9 6.0 9.6
45-54 years 81 9.1 1.2 6.8 11.3
55-64 years 45 8.7 1.4 6.0 11.5
65+ years 60 6.2 0.8 4.6 7.8
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 313 7.3 0.5 6.4 8.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 13 8.9 2.7 3.6 14.3
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 12 9.0 2.8 3.5 14.5
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 7 14.4 5.3 3.9 24.8
Hispanic 16 8.5 2.2 4.1 12.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 44 13.3 2.2 9.1 17.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 132 9.3 0.9 7.7 11.0
Some College 97 6.8 0.8 5.3 8.4
College Graduate 83 4.9 0.6 3.8 6.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 60 17.5 2.4 12.7 22.2
$15,000 - $24,999 73 10.8 1.4 8.0 13.5
$25,000 - $34,999 48 6.7 1.0 4.7 8.7
$35,000 - $49,999 61 7.5 1.0 5.5 9.5
$50,000+ 65 4.7 0.7 3.4 6.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 190 6.0 0.5 5.0 7.0
Out of Work 21 24.4 5.1 14.3 34.4
Homemaker / Student 30 6.8 1.3 4.2 9.4
Retired 58 6.2 0.8 4.6 7.8
Unable to Work 60 44.0 4.9 34.5 53.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 149 5.9 0.5 4.9 6.9
Divorced / Separated 101 14.7 1.6 11.6 17.8
Widowed 55 11.6 1.5 8.5 14.6
Never Married 54 7.1 1.2 4.8 9.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 142 18.9 1.6 15.7 22.0
Living without a Disability 214 5.5 0.4 4.7 6.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 11 4.1 1.3 1.5 6.6
Rural 38 6.6 1.2 4.2 8.9
Densely-settled Rural 59 7.9 1.2 5.6 10.2
Semi-urban 76 7.8 1.0 6.0 9.7
Urban 175 7.9 0.7 6.6 9.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 32 11.6 2.1 7.4 15.7
No Diabetes 327 7.2 0.4 6.4 8.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 58 12.9 1.9 9.1 16.7
No Current Asthma 298 6.9 0.4 6.1 7.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 128 22.2 2.0 18.3 26.1
Excellent to Good 233 5.5 0.4 4.7 6.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 114 10.6 1.1 8.5 12.7
No Hypertension 245 6.5 0.5 5.6 7.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 156 14.6 1.3 12.1 17.1
Non-Smoker 205 5.5 0.4 4.7 6.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 62 13.0 1.8 9.4 16.6
Insured 299 6.9 0.4 6.1 7.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 152 7.6 0.7 6.3 9.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 99 6.4 0.7 5.0 7.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 93 9.6 1.1 7.5 11.7

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.