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 662 13.3 0.6 12.2 14.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 239 11.6 0.9 9.9 13.3
Female 423 15.0 0.8 13.5 16.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 23 8.6 2.1 4.6 12.7
25-34 years 51 6.9 1.0 4.8 8.9
35-44 years 67 7.3 1.0 5.4 9.2
45-54 years 127 12.6 1.2 10.4 14.9
55-64 years 106 16.6 1.6 13.4 19.8
65+ years 280 27.8 1.6 24.8 30.9
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 558 12.9 0.6 11.7 14.0
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 36 20.0 3.9 12.5 27.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 23 13.9 3.1 7.8 20.0
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 9 17.8 6.1 5.8 29.8
Hispanic 35 16.6 3.5 9.7 23.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 111 35.2 3.5 28.4 42.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 254 16.6 1.1 14.4 18.8
Some College 200 13.4 1.1 11.3 15.5
College Graduate 94 5.7 0.6 4.5 6.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 122 30.9 3.2 24.7 37.2
$15,000 - $24,999 190 23.9 1.8 20.3 27.5
$25,000 - $34,999 95 12.9 1.4 10.1 15.6
$35,000 - $49,999 72 8.9 1.1 6.7 11.1
$50,000+ 73 5.2 0.6 3.9 6.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 207 7.2 0.6 6.0 8.3
Out of Work 35 23.1 4.2 14.9 31.3
Homemaker / Student 37 9.4 1.9 5.7 13.2
Retired 275 27.3 1.5 24.2 30.3
Unable to Work 106 66.6 4.9 57.0 76.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 305 11.4 0.7 10.1 12.7
Divorced / Separated 153 17.5 1.4 14.7 20.3
Widowed 133 27.8 2.2 23.4 32.1
Never Married 69 11.8 1.8 8.2 15.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 382 40.8 1.9 37.2 44.5
Living without a Disability 274 7.5 0.5 6.4 8.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 32 14.9 2.7 9.5 20.2
Rural 112 20.6 2.1 16.5 24.6
Densely-settled Rural 128 15.6 1.4 12.8 18.5
Semi-urban 130 13.5 1.3 10.9 16.1
Urban 260 10.8 0.8 9.3 12.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 95 16.3 2.0 12.3 20.3
Insured 565 12.9 0.6 11.8 14.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 138 44.5 3.1 38.4 50.7
No Diabetes 524 11.4 0.6 10.3 12.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 331 27.2 1.4 24.4 30.0
No Hypertension 331 9.2 0.6 8.0 10.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 109 27.6 2.7 22.3 32.8
No Current Asthma 547 11.9 0.6 10.8 13.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 141 37.6 3.2 31.3 43.9
<14 days mental health not good 506 11.1 0.5 10.0 12.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 168 16.7 1.5 13.8 19.6
Non-Smoker 494 12.5 0.6 11.3 13.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 181 10.6 0.9 8.8 12.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 216 12.4 0.9 10.6 14.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 220 18.8 1.3 16.2 21.3

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