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 1847 18.4 0.5 17.5 19.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 657 16.9 0.7 15.5 18.2
Female 1190 19.8 0.6 18.6 20.9
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 39 7.4 1.3 4.9 9.8
25-34 years 107 8.9 0.9 7.1 10.7
35-44 years 226 13.3 0.9 11.4 15.1
45-54 years 361 19.5 1.0 17.5 21.6
55-64 years 325 24.8 1.3 22.3 27.4
65+ years 785 36.3 1.1 34.1 38.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 47 8.3 1.6 5.2 11.4
Non-Hispanic 1797 19.1 0.5 18.2 20.1
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1670 18.4 0.5 17.5 19.4
Black Only 76 25.8 3.0 19.8 31.7
Other Race Only 65 11.8 1.8 8.2 15.4
More than One Race 27 30.6 6.2 18.5 42.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 211 29.3 2.2 25.1 33.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 602 20.9 0.9 19.1 22.6
Some College 548 18.1 0.9 16.4 19.7
College Graduate 480 14.2 0.7 12.9 15.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 292 38.7 2.4 34.0 43.4
$15,000 - $24,999 403 25.2 1.4 22.5 27.8
$25,000 - $34,999 252 19.3 1.3 16.8 21.8
$35,000 - $49,999 222 14.0 1.0 12.0 16.0
$50,000+ 330 11.7 0.7 10.4 13.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 639 11.2 0.5 10.2 12.1
Out of Work 87 23.6 2.8 18.1 29.2
Homemaker / Student 113 11.9 1.3 9.4 14.3
Retired 705 35.6 1.2 33.3 38.0
Unable to Work 302 91.8 1.8 88.2 95.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 664 32.5 1.2 30.1 34.9
1-19 Hours 68 19.2 2.5 14.3 24.1
20-39 Hours 153 11.9 1.1 9.8 14.0
40 + Hours 456 10.8 0.6 9.7 11.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 874 16.2 0.6 15.1 17.3
Divorced / Separated 389 26.9 1.4 24.2 29.6
Widowed 424 40.6 1.7 37.3 43.8
Never Married 157 11.2 1.1 9.0 13.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1847 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Living without a Disability 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 100 22.2 2.3 17.7 26.7
Rural 259 21.1 1.3 18.5 23.7
Densely-settled Rural 314 18.4 1.1 16.3 20.6
Semi-urban 363 18.7 1.1 16.6 20.8
Urban 798 17.1 0.7 15.8 18.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 824 60.2 1.7 56.9 63.5
Excellent to Good 1018 12.0 0.4 11.2 12.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 187 17.5 1.5 14.7 20.4
Insured 1651 18.4 0.5 17.4 19.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 302 40.7 2.1 36.6 44.8
No Diabetes 1514 16.6 0.5 15.7 17.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 264 33.8 2.1 29.8 37.9
No Current Asthma 1575 17.1 0.5 16.2 18.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 315 40.1 2.3 35.6 44.5
<14 days mental health not good 1499 16.4 0.5 15.5 17.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 420 22.1 1.2 19.8 24.4
Non-Smoker 1425 17.4 0.5 16.5 18.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 552 14.5 0.7 13.2 15.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 590 16.7 0.7 15.2 18.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 613 27.1 1.1 24.9 29.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1056 14.0 0.5 13.1 15.0
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 790 32.8 1.2 30.5 35.0

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.