Percentage of Adults Who Reported Their Mental Health
Was Not Good on 14 or More Days in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 772 8.8 0.4 8.1 9.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 238 7.4 0.6 6.2 8.5
Female 534 10.2 0.5 9.3 11.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 39 8.3 1.4 5.5 11.1
25-34 years 103 9.9 1.2 7.5 12.2
35-44 years 164 10.0 0.9 8.4 11.7
45-54 years 180 9.3 0.7 7.9 10.7
55-64 years 143 9.7 0.9 8.0 11.4
65+ years 141 5.8 0.5 4.8 6.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 31 8.5 2.3 4.0 13.1
Non-Hispanic 740 8.8 0.4 8.1 9.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 682 8.7 0.4 7.9 9.4
Black Only 30 9.9 1.9 6.2 13.6
Other Race Only 42 9.7 2.3 5.1 14.2
More than One Race 16 9.3 2.6 4.2 14.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 87 15.4 2.2 11.1 19.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 267 9.5 0.7 8.2 10.8
Some College 257 10.5 0.8 9.0 12.0
College Graduate 161 5.1 0.5 4.2 6.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 125 20.8 2.2 16.6 25.1
$15,000 - $24,999 185 12.4 1.1 10.3 14.4
$25,000 - $34,999 110 10.2 1.1 8.0 12.5
$35,000 - $49,999 117 8.7 0.9 6.9 10.6
$50,000+ 158 5.3 0.5 4.3 6.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 386 7.4 0.5 6.5 8.3
Out of Work 49 19.6 3.3 13.2 26.0
Homemaker / Student 65 8.3 1.2 6.0 10.7
Retired 134 5.9 0.5 4.8 6.9
Unable to Work 138 41.0 3.2 34.7 47.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 182 7.7 0.7 6.4 9.0
1-19 Hours 31 7.3 1.6 4.1 10.4
20-39 Hours 87 8.0 1.1 5.9 10.1
40 + Hours 277 6.6 0.4 5.7 7.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 390 7.5 0.4 6.7 8.3
Divorced / Separated 181 16.4 1.4 13.7 19.1
Widowed 93 9.5 1.1 7.4 11.5
Never Married 107 9.6 1.4 6.9 12.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 388 21.4 1.3 18.9 23.8
Living without a Disability 376 5.8 0.4 5.1 6.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 34 11.4 3.2 5.1 17.7
Rural 82 7.3 1.0 5.5 9.2
Densely-settled Rural 134 9.0 0.9 7.2 10.7
Semi-urban 135 8.9 0.9 7.1 10.7
Urban 384 8.9 0.5 7.9 10.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 312 25.0 1.5 22.1 27.8
Excellent to Good 458 6.3 0.4 5.6 7.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 135 15.0 1.7 11.7 18.2
Insured 634 7.9 0.4 7.1 8.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 110 14.9 1.6 11.9 17.9
No Diabetes 662 8.4 0.4 7.6 9.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 276 11.3 0.8 9.8 12.7
No Hypertension 496 8.1 0.5 7.2 8.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 104 16.6 1.8 13.1 20.1
No Current Asthma 665 8.3 0.4 7.5 9.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 376 13.8 0.8 12.2 15.3
No arthritis 390 7.0 0.4 6.2 7.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 249 17.2 1.3 14.7 19.6
Non-Smoker 522 7.0 0.4 6.3 7.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 262 8.3 0.6 7.0 9.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 243 7.4 0.5 6.4 8.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 228 11.6 0.9 9.9 13.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 478 7.7 0.4 6.8 8.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 294 12.5 0.9 10.7 14.4
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 279 7.8 0.6 6.7 8.9
Insufficient 270 7.9 0.5 6.8 8.9
No Activity 188 14.7 1.4 11.9 17.5

Numerator: Respondents reporting 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.