Percentage of Adults with Fair or Poor Self-Perceived Health Status

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 586 12.6 0.6 11.5 13.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 234 12.5 0.9 10.7 14.2
Female 352 12.7 0.7 11.3 14.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 22 6.0 1.7 2.6 9.4
25-34 years 53 6.0 0.9 4.2 7.8
35-44 years 82 8.4 1.0 6.4 10.3
45-54 years 110 12.1 1.2 9.7 14.5
55-64 years 89 17.5 1.9 13.9 21.1
65+ years 226 25.6 1.6 22.5 28.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 501 12.2 0.6 11.0 13.3
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 29 15.2 3.1 9.2 21.2
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 14 11.5 3.2 5.3 17.7
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 14 30.4 7.2 16.4 44.4
Hispanic 25 13.5 2.9 7.9 19.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 96 29.1 2.8 23.6 34.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 239 16.9 1.2 14.6 19.2
Some College 153 10.6 0.9 8.8 12.4
College Graduate 93 6.2 0.7 4.8 7.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 108 31.1 2.9 25.4 36.7
$15,000 - $24,999 134 20.5 2.0 16.6 24.4
$25,000 - $34,999 84 14.7 1.6 11.4 17.9
$35,000 - $49,999 74 9.0 1.1 6.9 11.1
$50,000+ 65 5.0 0.7 3.7 6.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 234 7.8 0.6 6.6 8.9
Out of Work 20 24.1 5.1 14.2 34.1
Homemaker / Student 34 8.1 1.5 5.2 11.1
Retired 201 24.4 1.6 21.2 27.5
Unable to Work 95 70.1 4.3 61.7 78.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 266 11.1 0.7 9.8 12.5
Divorced / Separated 133 18.4 1.6 15.3 21.5
Widowed 128 25.2 2.0 21.2 29.2
Never Married 57 8.2 1.6 5.1 11.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 301 42.7 2.2 38.5 47.0
Living without a Disability 268 7.2 0.5 6.3 8.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 35 16.9 2.8 11.4 22.5
Rural 80 13.2 1.5 10.2 16.1
Densely-settled Rural 99 15.4 1.8 11.8 19.0
Semi-urban 141 13.6 1.2 11.3 15.9
Urban 226 10.5 0.7 9.1 12.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 174 15.5 1.2 13.1 17.9
Non-Smoker 409 11.6 0.6 10.4 12.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 128 46.8 3.2 40.4 53.1
No Diabetes 455 10.5 0.5 9.4 11.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 280 24.3 1.4 21.6 27.1
No Hypertension 303 8.9 0.6 7.7 10.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 99 24.2 2.5 19.3 29.1
No Current Asthma 483 11.5 0.6 10.4 12.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 138 32.9 2.6 27.9 38.0
<14 days mental health not good 423 10.3 0.5 9.2 11.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 188 9.3 0.7 7.9 10.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 174 11.5 0.9 9.7 13.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 190 21.3 1.6 18.1 24.5

Numerator: Respondents reporting that in general their health is fair or poor.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.