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 2086 20.4 0.5 19.4 21.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 724 17.8 0.8 16.4 19.3
Female 1362 22.8 0.7 21.5 24.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 34 10.7 1.9 6.9 14.5
25-34 years 102 10.2 1.0 8.2 12.3
35-44 years 199 13.4 1.0 11.4 15.3
45-54 years 403 21.8 1.1 19.7 24.0
55-64 years 485 29.9 1.3 27.5 32.4
65+ years 854 36.9 1.1 34.7 39.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 55 9.7 1.5 6.6 12.7
Non-Hispanic 2028 21.2 0.5 20.2 22.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1892 20.7 0.5 19.6 21.8
Black Only 71 23.7 3.3 17.3 30.1
Other Race Only 66 12.4 1.9 8.7 16.1
More than One Race 46 32.7 5.3 22.4 43.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 223 25.5 2.1 21.3 29.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 675 22.2 1.0 20.1 24.2
Some College 649 21.7 1.0 19.8 23.6
College Graduate 536 16.3 0.8 14.8 17.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 346 46.6 2.7 41.3 51.9
$15,000 - $24,999 436 27.6 1.5 24.6 30.6
$25,000 - $34,999 280 22.3 1.5 19.4 25.2
$35,000 - $49,999 278 20.2 1.4 17.5 22.9
$50,000+ 468 13.6 0.7 12.3 15.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 783 13.3 0.6 12.2 14.4
Out of Work 65 21.6 3.5 14.8 28.5
Homemaker / Student 140 16.6 1.8 13.1 20.1
Retired 776 36.3 1.1 34.0 38.5
Unable to Work 316 85.5 2.8 80.0 90.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 822 30.8 1.2 28.5 33.1
1-19 Hours 106 17.1 2.0 13.2 21.0
20-39 Hours 187 14.8 1.4 12.0 17.6
40 + Hours 558 12.8 0.6 11.6 14.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1019 17.9 0.6 16.8 19.1
Divorced / Separated 432 33.9 1.6 30.7 37.0
Widowed 447 40.7 1.6 37.5 43.8
Never Married 181 15.4 1.7 12.1 18.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 2086 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Living without a Disability 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 109 20.8 2.1 16.6 24.9
Rural 253 20.0 1.5 17.0 22.9
Densely-settled Rural 338 20.2 1.3 17.5 22.8
Semi-urban 409 21.6 1.2 19.2 24.0
Urban 971 20.0 0.7 18.5 21.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 867 57.3 1.9 53.5 61.0
Excellent to Good 1202 14.2 0.5 13.3 15.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 192 18.4 1.8 15.0 21.8
Insured 1891 20.8 0.5 19.7 21.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 336 40.9 2.1 36.9 45.0
No Diabetes 1748 18.8 0.5 17.7 19.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 311 38.9 2.3 34.3 43.4
No Current Asthma 1759 18.7 0.5 17.6 19.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 388 42.9 2.3 38.3 47.4
<14 days mental health not good 1643 17.8 0.5 16.8 18.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 453 23.3 1.3 20.7 25.8
Non-Smoker 1628 19.7 0.6 18.6 20.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 603 16.3 0.8 14.7 17.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 653 18.2 0.8 16.6 19.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 742 29.4 1.2 27.1 31.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1249 16.7 0.6 15.6 17.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 836 33.1 1.2 30.7 35.5

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.