Percentage of Adults Who Reported Activity Limitations
Due to Physical, Mental, or Emotional Problems

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1882 18.2 0.5 17.3 19.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 690 17.9 0.8 16.4 19.5
Female 1192 18.5 0.6 17.4 19.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 32 7.4 1.5 4.5 10.3
25-34 years 102 10.7 1.3 8.2 13.2
35-44 years 207 13.2 1.0 11.3 15.1
45-54 years 373 20.0 1.0 17.9 22.0
55-64 years 399 27.0 1.3 24.5 29.4
65+ years 766 31.8 1.0 29.8 33.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 47 10.3 2.3 5.8 14.8
Non-Hispanic 1831 18.8 0.5 17.8 19.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1703 18.4 0.5 17.4 19.4
Black Only 66 19.9 2.7 14.6 25.2
Other Race Only 66 13.3 2.4 8.5 18.1
More than One Race 41 26.4 4.5 17.6 35.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 193 24.5 2.4 19.8 29.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 656 19.6 0.9 17.9 21.3
Some College 581 20.2 0.9 18.3 22.1
College Graduate 450 13.5 0.7 12.2 14.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 285 39.8 2.7 34.5 45.2
$15,000 - $24,999 435 24.3 1.3 21.7 26.8
$25,000 - $34,999 260 19.5 1.3 16.9 22.1
$35,000 - $49,999 248 15.7 1.1 13.6 17.8
$50,000+ 350 11.3 0.7 10.0 12.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 649 11.2 0.5 10.2 12.3
Out of Work 79 28.7 3.6 21.7 35.7
Homemaker / Student 103 11.0 1.4 8.3 13.7
Retired 730 33.1 1.1 30.9 35.2
Unable to Work 320 88.8 2.1 84.7 92.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 749 25.7 1.0 23.8 27.6
1-19 Hours 89 17.0 2.2 12.6 21.4
20-39 Hours 167 12.9 1.2 10.5 15.3
40 + Hours 455 10.4 0.6 9.3 11.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 920 16.2 0.5 15.1 17.2
Divorced / Separated 378 27.8 1.4 24.9 30.6
Widowed 399 35.3 1.5 32.3 38.3
Never Married 182 14.0 1.6 11.0 17.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1882 92.8 0.6 91.6 94.0
Living without a Disability 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 79 17.9 3.2 11.7 24.1
Rural 258 20.7 1.5 17.7 23.6
Densely-settled Rural 334 19.9 1.2 17.5 22.3
Semi-urban 379 19.1 1.1 17.0 21.1
Urban 826 16.7 0.7 15.4 18.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 848 58.9 1.7 55.6 62.1
Excellent to Good 1025 11.9 0.4 11.1 12.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 191 18.6 1.8 15.1 22.1
Insured 1687 18.2 0.5 17.2 19.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 333 42.7 2.1 38.6 46.9
No Diabetes 1549 16.4 0.5 15.4 17.4
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 876 31.2 1.0 29.2 33.3
No Hypertension 1003 14.1 0.5 13.0 15.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 242 34.1 2.2 29.7 38.5
No Current Asthma 1635 17.1 0.5 16.1 18.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1174 39.2 1.1 37.1 41.3
No arthritis 695 10.5 0.5 9.5 11.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 369 44.8 2.3 40.3 49.3
<14 days mental health not good 1468 15.4 0.5 14.5 16.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 353 20.5 1.2 18.1 22.9
Non-Smoker 1523 17.7 0.5 16.7 18.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 557 14.7 0.8 13.2 16.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 630 17.2 0.7 15.8 18.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 618 25.8 1.1 23.6 28.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1075 14.5 0.5 13.5 15.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 806 29.9 1.2 27.6 32.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 549 12.9 0.7 11.6 14.2
Insufficient 670 17.2 0.7 15.8 18.6
No Activity 590 39.9 1.7 36.6 43.1

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any
activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.