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 2039 18.9 0.5 17.9 19.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 683 16.4 0.8 15.0 17.9
Female 1356 21.3 0.7 20.0 22.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 22 7.8 1.8 4.3 11.3
25-34 years 94 9.4 1.0 7.4 11.4
35-44 years 181 13.8 1.1 11.7 15.8
45-54 years 373 19.3 1.0 17.4 21.3
55-64 years 490 28.3 1.2 26.0 30.7
65+ years 869 35.0 1.0 32.9 37.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 45 7.2 1.2 4.8 9.7
Non-Hispanic 1991 19.7 0.5 18.7 20.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1864 19.5 0.5 18.5 20.6
Black Only 72 21.3 3.0 15.4 27.1
Other Race Only 68 10.0 1.5 7.1 12.9
More than One Race 26 28.7 8.1 12.8 44.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 192 23.8 2.3 19.4 28.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 626 20.9 1.0 18.9 22.8
Some College 647 21.2 1.0 19.2 23.1
College Graduate 572 14.6 0.7 13.3 15.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 287 42.9 3.1 36.8 48.9
$15,000 - $24,999 430 28.8 1.7 25.5 32.1
$25,000 - $34,999 238 20.6 1.7 17.2 23.9
$35,000 - $49,999 285 17.1 1.1 14.9 19.3
$50,000+ 492 12.3 0.6 11.0 13.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 693 11.4 0.5 10.4 12.5
Out of Work 53 24.0 4.1 16.0 32.0
Homemaker / Student 147 15.8 1.8 12.3 19.4
Retired 816 35.4 1.1 33.2 37.5
Unable to Work 330 86.2 2.5 81.2 91.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 884 29.7 1.0 27.7 31.7
1-19 Hours 107 21.2 3.0 15.4 27.1
20-39 Hours 183 14.1 1.3 11.6 16.7
40 + Hours 460 10.4 0.6 9.2 11.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1036 17.0 0.5 16.0 18.1
Divorced / Separated 396 31.2 1.6 28.1 34.3
Widowed 448 37.8 1.5 34.8 40.8
Never Married 155 12.6 1.7 9.3 15.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 2039 93.6 0.6 92.3 94.8
Living without a Disability 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 103 18.4 1.9 14.6 22.2
Rural 271 19.4 1.3 16.8 22.1
Densely-settled Rural 346 19.0 1.2 16.7 21.4
Semi-urban 421 21.5 1.2 19.1 23.9
Urban 898 17.8 0.7 16.3 19.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 906 62.0 1.9 58.4 65.6
Excellent to Good 1128 12.5 0.5 11.6 13.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 187 18.9 1.7 15.5 22.3
Insured 1851 19.0 0.5 18.0 20.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 392 43.5 2.0 39.5 47.5
No Diabetes 1647 17.0 0.5 16.0 18.0
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 1041 31.4 1.0 29.5 33.4
No Hypertension 994 14.3 0.6 13.2 15.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 294 34.8 2.5 29.9 39.8
No Current Asthma 1733 17.3 0.5 16.4 18.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 1320 40.5 1.1 38.4 42.6
No arthritis 707 10.7 0.5 9.7 11.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 334 43.2 2.6 38.1 48.3
<14 days mental health not good 1646 16.5 0.5 15.5 17.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 436 25.9 1.5 23.0 28.8
Non-Smoker 1595 17.4 0.5 16.4 18.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 588 16.4 0.9 14.7 18.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 623 16.6 0.8 15.1 18.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 760 25.9 1.0 23.9 28.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1166 14.7 0.5 13.7 15.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 871 33.1 1.3 30.6 35.6
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 615 13.9 0.7 12.5 15.3
Insufficient 738 17.8 0.8 16.4 19.3
No Activity 598 43.7 1.9 40.1 47.4

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