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 2190 20.2 0.5 19.2 21.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 733 17.6 0.8 16.1 19.1
Female 1457 22.8 0.7 21.4 24.1
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 25 8.5 1.8 4.9 12.0
25-34 years 101 10.4 1.1 8.2 12.5
35-44 years 188 14.5 1.1 12.4 16.6
45-54 years 393 20.4 1.0 18.3 22.4
55-64 years 509 29.3 1.2 27.0 31.7
65+ years 963 38.4 1.1 36.3 40.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 51 8.2 1.3 5.6 10.8
Non-Hispanic 2136 21.1 0.5 20.0 22.1
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1994 20.8 0.5 19.7 21.9
Black Only 81 23.6 3.1 17.6 29.7
Other Race Only 77 11.5 1.6 8.3 14.7
More than One Race 28 29.9 8.0 14.1 45.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 213 25.8 2.3 21.2 30.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 682 22.3 1.0 20.3 24.3
Some College 683 22.4 1.0 20.4 24.5
College Graduate 610 15.8 0.7 14.4 17.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 315 47.3 3.2 41.1 53.6
$15,000 - $24,999 453 29.9 1.7 26.6 33.3
$25,000 - $34,999 269 23.2 1.8 19.6 26.7
$35,000 - $49,999 303 18.2 1.2 15.9 20.5
$50,000+ 523 13.1 0.7 11.8 14.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 738 12.4 0.5 11.3 13.4
Out of Work 57 25.8 4.2 17.6 34.0
Homemaker / Student 153 16.3 1.8 12.7 19.9
Retired 903 38.7 1.1 36.5 40.8
Unable to Work 339 88.1 2.5 83.3 92.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 972 32.2 1.1 30.1 34.2
1-19 Hours 109 21.5 3.0 15.7 27.4
20-39 Hours 192 15.3 1.4 12.7 18.0
40 + Hours 495 11.2 0.6 10.0 12.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1099 18.2 0.6 17.1 19.3
Divorced / Separated 418 33.0 1.6 29.8 36.2
Widowed 501 42.1 1.6 39.1 45.2
Never Married 168 13.4 1.7 10.0 16.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 2190 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 19.3 2.0 15.4 23.2
Rural 294 20.8 1.4 18.2 23.5
Densely-settled Rural 372 20.2 1.2 17.8 22.6
Semi-urban 446 22.6 1.3 20.2 25.1
Urban 969 19.3 0.8 17.8 20.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 952 64.6 1.9 60.9 68.2
Excellent to Good 1233 13.7 0.5 12.7 14.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 190 19.2 1.7 15.8 22.6
Insured 1999 20.5 0.5 19.4 21.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 421 46.9 2.1 42.8 51.0
No Diabetes 1769 18.2 0.5 17.1 19.2
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1110 33.4 1.0 31.4 35.4
No Hypertension 1075 15.4 0.6 14.3 16.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 307 36.2 2.6 31.1 41.2
No Current Asthma 1870 18.7 0.5 17.7 19.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1392 42.2 1.1 40.1 44.3
No arthritis 784 11.9 0.5 10.8 12.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 342 44.5 2.6 39.3 49.7
<14 days mental health not good 1787 17.8 0.5 16.8 18.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 451 26.8 1.5 23.8 29.7
Non-Smoker 1731 18.8 0.5 17.8 19.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 632 17.5 0.9 15.7 19.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 666 17.6 0.8 16.1 19.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 813 27.9 1.1 25.7 30.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1252 15.8 0.5 14.8 16.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 936 35.1 1.3 32.6 37.6
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 652 14.7 0.7 13.3 16.1
Insufficient 796 19.4 0.8 17.9 20.9
No Activity 644 46.3 1.9 42.6 50.0

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.