Percentage of Adults Who Own A Pet

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2601 62.3 0.9 60.6 64.0
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SEX . . . . .
Male 1011 61.3 1.4 58.6 64.0
Female 1590 63.2 1.1 61.1 65.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 161 60.7 3.3 54.2 67.1
25-34 years 385 63.9 2.1 59.7 68.0
35-44 years 577 69.6 1.8 66.0 73.2
45-54 years 637 73.4 1.7 70.2 76.7
55-64 years 354 59.9 2.1 55.8 64.1
65+ years 473 44.2 1.7 40.9 47.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 101 44.0 4.1 35.9 52.0
Non-Hispanic 2495 63.7 0.9 62.0 65.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2423 64.5 0.9 62.8 66.2
Black Only 44 31.6 4.6 22.5 40.7
Other Race Only 105 47.9 4.2 39.7 56.1
More than One Race 24 53.3 9.7 34.3 72.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 159 57.8 3.6 50.8 64.8
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 666 58.7 1.7 55.4 62.1
Some College 784 64.6 1.6 61.5 67.8
College Graduate 992 64.0 1.4 61.3 66.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 153 49.1 3.7 41.7 56.4
$15,000 - $24,999 372 52.9 2.3 48.4 57.4
$25,000 - $34,999 374 63.1 2.3 58.6 67.5
$35,000 - $49,999 420 65.7 2.0 61.7 69.7
$50,000+ 940 71.4 1.4 68.7 74.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1726 66.2 1.1 64.0 68.3
Out of Work 100 65.1 4.5 56.2 73.9
Homemaker / Student 255 65.6 2.8 60.0 71.2
Retired 418 45.0 1.8 41.5 48.5
Unable to Work 101 60.9 4.3 52.5 69.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 420 49.2 1.9 45.4 53.0
1-19 Hours 96 63.2 4.6 54.2 72.2
20-39 Hours 308 67.9 2.7 62.7 73.1
40 + Hours 1376 69.2 1.2 66.9 71.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1694 66.1 1.0 64.1 68.2
Divorced / Separated 415 59.9 2.2 55.7 64.2
Widowed 226 43.0 2.4 38.3 47.8
Never Married 258 56.8 2.8 51.2 62.3
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 524 60.0 1.8 56.4 63.7
Living without a Disability 2071 64.1 1.0 62.2 66.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 146 75.3 3.1 69.3 81.4
Rural 344 64.6 2.4 59.9 69.2
Densely-settled Rural 460 64.9 2.2 60.7 69.1
Semi-urban 485 64.4 1.9 60.7 68.2
Urban 1159 59.1 1.3 56.6 61.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 339 53.6 2.3 49.0 58.2
Excellent to Good 2260 63.5 0.9 61.7 65.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 282 64.6 2.8 59.2 70.0
Insured 2315 62.1 0.9 60.3 63.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 193 58.6 3.1 52.6 64.7
No Diabetes 2384 62.5 0.9 60.7 64.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 197 66.0 3.1 59.9 72.2
No Current Asthma 2395 62.0 0.9 60.2 63.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 242 72.8 2.7 67.5 78.0
<14 days mental health not good 2336 61.3 0.9 59.5 63.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 540 69.1 2.0 65.3 72.9
Non-Smoker 2059 60.6 1.0 58.7 62.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 974 61.4 1.5 58.5 64.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 917 63.4 1.4 60.6 66.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 610 64.0 1.7 60.6 67.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2030 63.6 1.0 61.7 65.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 569 57.6 1.8 54.1 61.1

Numerator: Respondents reporting they own a pet.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
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