Percentage of Adults Who Reported Living with a Disability

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 886 17.6 0.6 16.4 18.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 337 15.7 0.9 13.9 17.6
Female 549 19.4 0.9 17.7 21.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 25 8.4 1.9 4.7 12.0
25-34 years 61 8.1 1.2 5.9 10.4
35-44 years 130 14.2 1.3 11.7 16.7
45-54 years 203 19.0 1.3 16.4 21.6
55-64 years 151 23.5 1.9 19.8 27.1
65+ years 314 32.5 1.7 29.2 35.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 780 17.9 0.7 16.5 19.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 37 19.5 3.3 13.1 25.9
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 31 20.9 3.8 13.4 28.4
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 11 25.8 7.5 11.2 40.4
Hispanic 24 9.1 2.1 5.0 13.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 93 29.4 3.1 23.3 35.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 268 18.0 1.2 15.6 20.3
Some College 282 18.2 1.2 15.9 20.5
College Graduate 242 14.2 1.0 12.4 16.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 126 32.1 3.4 25.4 38.7
$15,000 - $24,999 203 24.9 1.8 21.4 28.5
$25,000 - $34,999 117 14.6 1.4 11.8 17.4
$35,000 - $49,999 122 14.7 1.4 12.0 17.3
$50,000+ 180 12.6 1.0 10.7 14.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 361 11.5 0.7 10.2 12.8
Out of Work 41 27.1 4.5 18.3 35.8
Homemaker / Student 45 9.1 1.7 5.8 12.4
Retired 311 32.3 1.7 29.0 35.5
Unable to Work 126 86.9 3.1 80.8 92.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 428 16.1 0.8 14.6 17.6
Divorced / Separated 202 24.5 1.8 21.0 28.0
Widowed 151 32.2 2.3 27.6 36.8
Never Married 102 12.2 1.6 9.1 15.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 34 17.5 3.0 11.5 23.4
Rural 124 20.9 1.9 17.2 24.6
Densely-settled Rural 142 19.2 1.8 15.6 22.8
Semi-urban 183 17.5 1.4 14.8 20.2
Urban 398 16.3 0.9 14.6 18.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 382 53.9 2.4 49.3 58.5
Excellent to Good 502 12.0 0.6 10.8 13.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 114 17.6 1.8 14.1 21.2
Insured 770 17.6 0.7 16.3 19.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 135 42.6 3.1 36.6 48.7
No Diabetes 751 16.0 0.6 14.8 17.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 385 31.4 1.5 28.4 34.4
No Hypertension 500 13.5 0.7 12.2 14.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 129 32.3 2.8 26.8 37.8
No Current Asthma 755 16.5 0.6 15.2 17.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 170 41.8 3.1 35.7 47.9
<14 days mental health not good 697 15.4 0.6 14.1 16.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 201 19.5 1.5 16.6 22.5
Non-Smoker 683 17.1 0.7 15.8 18.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 229 12.2 0.9 10.5 14.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 303 17.4 1.1 15.3 19.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 304 26.7 1.5 23.7 29.7

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any
activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems or
who reported having a health problem that requires them to use special
equipment such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.