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 2054 19.7 0.5 18.7 20.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 740 19.1 0.8 17.5 20.7
Female 1314 20.2 0.6 19.1 21.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 33 7.5 1.5 4.6 10.3
25-34 years 105 11.0 1.3 8.5 13.6
35-44 years 215 13.7 1.0 11.7 15.6
45-54 years 396 21.3 1.1 19.2 23.4
55-64 years 417 28.6 1.3 26.1 31.1
65+ years 885 36.5 1.1 34.4 38.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 52 10.9 2.3 6.3 15.4
Non-Hispanic 1998 20.3 0.5 19.3 21.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1847 19.8 0.5 18.8 20.8
Black Only 81 23.9 2.9 18.3 29.6
Other Race Only 73 14.2 2.5 9.4 19.0
More than One Race 45 27.8 4.6 18.8 36.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 221 27.7 2.5 22.9 32.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 729 21.5 0.9 19.8 23.3
Some College 618 21.2 1.0 19.3 23.1
College Graduate 484 14.4 0.7 13.1 15.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 307 42.1 2.8 36.6 47.5
$15,000 - $24,999 488 27.1 1.4 24.4 29.7
$25,000 - $34,999 286 21.6 1.4 18.8 24.3
$35,000 - $49,999 262 16.7 1.1 14.5 18.9
$50,000+ 370 11.9 0.7 10.6 13.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 692 12.0 0.5 10.9 13.0
Out of Work 82 29.3 3.6 22.3 36.4
Homemaker / Student 112 12.0 1.4 9.2 14.7
Retired 839 37.5 1.1 35.3 39.7
Unable to Work 328 90.8 2.0 86.9 94.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 859 29.1 1.0 27.1 31.1
1-19 Hours 92 17.5 2.3 13.1 21.9
20-39 Hours 176 13.5 1.2 11.1 15.9
40 + Hours 492 11.3 0.6 10.2 12.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 974 17.2 0.6 16.1 18.3
Divorced / Separated 402 29.5 1.5 26.6 32.3
Widowed 481 42.8 1.6 39.7 45.9
Never Married 194 14.7 1.6 11.6 17.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 2054 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Living without a Disability 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 85 19.2 3.2 12.9 25.4
Rural 285 22.4 1.5 19.4 25.4
Densely-settled Rural 369 21.8 1.3 19.3 24.3
Semi-urban 414 20.5 1.1 18.4 22.7
Urban 892 17.9 0.7 16.6 19.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 907 62.4 1.6 59.2 65.7
Excellent to Good 1136 13.0 0.4 12.2 13.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 200 19.2 1.8 15.7 22.8
Insured 1850 19.7 0.5 18.7 20.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 373 47.3 2.1 43.2 51.5
No Diabetes 1681 17.6 0.5 16.6 18.6
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 962 33.9 1.1 31.8 36.0
No Hypertension 1089 15.1 0.5 14.0 16.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 256 36.2 2.3 31.7 40.7
No Current Asthma 1791 18.4 0.5 17.4 19.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1276 42.2 1.1 40.1 44.3
No arthritis 762 11.3 0.5 10.3 12.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 388 47.1 2.3 42.6 51.7
<14 days mental health not good 1616 16.7 0.5 15.8 17.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 369 21.3 1.3 18.9 23.8
Non-Smoker 1679 19.3 0.5 18.2 20.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 608 15.7 0.8 14.2 17.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 692 18.7 0.8 17.2 20.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 667 27.9 1.1 25.7 30.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1163 15.5 0.5 14.5 16.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 889 32.7 1.2 30.3 35.0
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 584 13.6 0.7 12.3 14.9
Insufficient 733 18.7 0.8 17.2 20.2
No Activity 654 43.6 1.7 40.4 46.9

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.