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 639 7.9 0.4 7.1 8.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 195 6.1 0.6 5.0 7.2
Female 444 9.6 0.6 8.5 10.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 33 11.7 2.1 7.5 15.8
25-34 years 76 7.3 0.9 5.5 9.1
35-44 years 118 8.5 0.8 6.8 10.1
45-54 years 153 8.2 0.7 6.8 9.6
55-64 years 125 7.0 0.7 5.7 8.3
65+ years 129 5.1 0.5 4.2 6.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 23 5.9 1.5 2.9 8.9
Non-Hispanic 615 8.0 0.4 7.2 8.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 560 7.8 0.4 7.0 8.7
Black Only 30 8.9 1.8 5.4 12.4
Other Race Only 40 7.9 1.6 4.8 11.0
More than One Race 8 10.0 4.5 1.1 18.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 73 14.2 2.2 9.8 18.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 198 8.9 0.9 7.3 10.6
Some College 207 8.2 0.7 6.7 9.6
College Graduate 161 5.5 0.6 4.4 6.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 103 19.9 2.5 15.0 24.9
$15,000 - $24,999 134 12.2 1.3 9.6 14.7
$25,000 - $34,999 77 9.5 1.6 6.3 12.7
$35,000 - $49,999 78 5.5 0.7 4.1 6.9
$50,000+ 164 5.2 0.5 4.2 6.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 308 6.5 0.5 5.5 7.4
Out of Work 32 16.7 3.5 9.8 23.6
Homemaker / Student 59 10.0 1.8 6.5 13.5
Retired 113 4.7 0.5 3.8 5.7
Unable to Work 125 35.9 3.1 29.7 42.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 154 6.1 0.6 4.9 7.2
1-19 Hours 34 10.7 2.6 5.6 15.7
20-39 Hours 75 7.6 1.1 5.4 9.8
40 + Hours 212 6.1 0.6 5.0 7.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 319 6.5 0.4 5.7 7.4
Divorced / Separated 165 15.8 1.3 13.2 18.4
Widowed 77 6.6 0.8 5.0 8.1
Never Married 77 10.3 1.7 7.0 13.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 342 17.7 1.1 15.6 19.8
Living without a Disability 297 5.5 0.4 4.6 6.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 26 6.9 1.5 3.9 9.9
Rural 63 7.3 1.2 4.9 9.8
Densely-settled Rural 129 9.3 1.1 7.2 11.4
Semi-urban 121 7.8 0.9 6.0 9.6
Urban 300 7.7 0.6 6.5 8.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 279 22.8 1.6 19.6 25.9
Excellent to Good 359 5.7 0.4 4.9 6.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 118 14.0 1.5 11.0 17.1
Insured 521 7.1 0.4 6.3 7.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 93 11.3 1.3 8.7 13.9
No Diabetes 546 7.6 0.4 6.8 8.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 245 9.3 0.7 7.9 10.7
No Hypertension 392 7.4 0.5 6.4 8.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 98 15.4 2.1 11.3 19.6
No Current Asthma 536 7.2 0.4 6.4 7.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 323 12.3 0.8 10.7 14.0
No arthritis 313 6.3 0.5 5.4 7.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 202 15.4 1.3 12.7 18.0
Non-Smoker 435 6.3 0.4 5.5 7.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 220 8.4 0.8 6.9 10.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 170 6.1 0.6 4.9 7.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 230 9.9 0.8 8.2 11.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 366 6.5 0.5 5.6 7.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 271 12.4 1.0 10.6 14.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 212 6.5 0.6 5.3 7.7
Insufficient 241 7.9 0.7 6.5 9.2
No Activity 153 13.8 1.3 11.2 16.4

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