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 622 12.4 0.6 11.3 13.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 233 11.1 0.8 9.6 12.6
Female 389 13.6 0.8 12.0 15.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 21 7.8 2.1 3.8 11.8
25-34 years 29 3.5 0.7 2.2 4.9
35-44 years 88 8.0 0.9 6.1 9.9
45-54 years 112 10.3 1.0 8.3 12.3
55-64 years 121 19.2 1.7 15.8 22.6
65+ years 244 27.1 1.6 23.9 30.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 510 12.0 0.6 10.9 13.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 27 15.3 3.2 9.1 21.5
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 20 12.6 3.2 6.4 18.8
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 11 17.5 5.5 6.6 28.3
Hispanic 34 12.1 2.3 7.7 16.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 93 30.0 3.0 24.1 35.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 255 16.6 1.1 14.5 18.7
Some College 176 10.7 1.0 8.7 12.7
College Graduate 97 6.1 0.7 4.8 7.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 111 31.7 3.1 25.6 37.7
$15,000 - $24,999 170 20.4 1.6 17.2 23.6
$25,000 - $34,999 94 11.6 1.3 9.0 14.1
$35,000 - $49,999 74 10.8 1.6 7.6 13.9
$50,000+ 70 5.0 0.6 3.7 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 227 7.3 0.6 6.1 8.4
Out of Work 29 18.6 3.7 11.3 26.0
Homemaker / Student 34 7.4 1.4 4.7 10.1
Retired 235 27.4 1.7 24.1 30.6
Unable to Work 96 64.2 4.5 55.4 73.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 305 11.2 0.6 9.9 12.5
Divorced / Separated 142 17.5 1.5 14.5 20.5
Widowed 119 26.0 2.2 21.8 30.2
Never Married 54 8.2 1.8 4.7 11.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 319 39.1 1.9 35.3 42.9
Living without a Disability 280 7.2 0.5 6.2 8.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 28 13.2 2.6 8.1 18.3
Rural 100 15.2 1.6 12.1 18.4
Densely-settled Rural 126 15.3 1.4 12.6 18.1
Semi-urban 124 13.6 1.5 10.6 16.6
Urban 234 9.8 0.7 8.4 11.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 165 15.1 1.5 12.3 18.0
Non-Smoker 456 11.6 0.6 10.5 12.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 147 41.5 2.9 35.8 47.2
No Diabetes 474 10.4 0.5 9.3 11.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 87 21.8 2.4 17.1 26.5
No Current Asthma 531 11.6 0.6 10.5 12.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 110 29.0 2.7 23.6 34.4
<14 days mental health not good 474 10.7 0.6 9.6 11.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 178 9.1 0.9 7.3 10.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 199 11.4 0.9 9.7 13.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 213 19.4 1.4 16.7 22.1

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