Percentage of Adults Who Reported They Felt So Sad or Hopeless
Every Day for Two Weeks or More That They Stopped Doing Some
Usual Activities

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 292 6.8 0.5 5.9 7.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 88 5.1 0.6 3.9 6.3
Female 204 8.4 0.7 7.1 9.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 30 9.0 1.8 5.5 12.5
25-34 years 55 8.3 1.2 5.9 10.6
35-44 years 77 8.1 1.0 6.1 10.1
45-54 years 65 6.3 0.9 4.6 7.9
55-64 years 36 6.5 1.2 4.1 8.9
65+ years 29 3.1 0.6 1.9 4.4
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 234 6.3 0.5 5.4 7.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 15 11.5 3.4 4.8 18.1
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 12 8.5 2.6 3.4 13.5
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 3 4.1 2.4 0.0 8.8
Hispanic 20 8.2 2.2 3.8 12.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 27 11.6 2.6 6.6 16.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 106 8.2 0.9 6.4 9.9
Some College 96 7.2 0.8 5.6 8.9
College Graduate 63 4.0 0.6 2.9 5.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 40 14.2 2.5 9.3 19.2
$15,000 - $24,999 76 10.6 1.4 8.0 13.3
$25,000 - $34,999 60 8.3 1.3 5.9 10.8
$35,000 - $49,999 38 5.0 0.9 3.2 6.8
$50,000+ 49 4.1 0.7 2.8 5.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 158 5.4 0.5 4.4 6.4
Out of Work 23 19.6 4.4 11.0 28.2
Homemaker / Student 32 9.6 1.8 6.0 13.2
Retired 30 3.6 0.7 2.2 5.0
Unable to Work 46 34.9 4.6 25.9 44.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 118 4.7 0.5 3.8 5.7
Divorced / Separated 89 14.2 1.6 11.0 17.4
Widowed 30 7.2 1.5 4.3 10.1
Never Married 55 10.6 1.7 7.3 13.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 120 16.4 1.6 13.3 19.5
Living without a Disability 169 4.9 0.4 4.1 5.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 12 5.4 1.6 2.2 8.6
Rural 41 6.4 1.1 4.3 8.5
Densely-settled Rural 50 7.3 1.1 5.1 9.5
Semi-urban 56 7.0 1.1 4.9 9.1
Urban 129 6.7 0.7 5.3 8.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 119 12.9 1.3 10.3 15.4
Non-Smoker 173 5.1 0.5 4.3 6.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 34 9.5 1.7 6.1 12.9
No Diabetes 257 6.6 0.5 5.7 7.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 116 7.4 0.8 5.8 8.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 88 5.8 0.7 4.4 7.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 74 7.2 0.9 5.4 9.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 39 11.1 2.0 7.2 14.9
No Current Asthma 250 6.4 0.5 5.5 7.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 104 17.6 1.9 13.9 21.4
Excellent to Good 188 5.3 0.4 4.4 6.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 120 35.7 3.0 29.7 41.6
<14 days mental health not good 156 4.1 0.4 3.4 4.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 66 14.6 2.0 10.7 18.4
Insured 224 5.8 0.4 4.9 6.6

Numerator: Respondents who reported they felt so sad or hopeless every day
for two weeks or more that they stopped doing some usual activities.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.