Percentage of Adults with Fair or Poor Self-Perceived Health Status

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1365 13.0 0.4 12.2 13.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 500 12.2 0.7 11.0 13.5
Female 865 13.8 0.6 12.6 15.0
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 16 6.3 1.7 2.9 9.6
25-34 years 59 7.1 1.0 5.1 9.0
35-44 years 113 9.2 1.0 7.3 11.1
45-54 years 227 12.4 0.9 10.7 14.1
55-64 years 311 17.4 1.0 15.5 19.4
65+ years 630 25.7 1.0 23.8 27.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 65 16.3 2.7 11.0 21.5
Non-Hispanic 1297 12.8 0.4 11.9 13.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1171 12.3 0.4 11.5 13.2
Black Only 76 21.7 2.8 16.2 27.2
Other Race Only 90 15.6 2.3 11.1 20.0
More than One Race 19 22.5 6.5 9.7 35.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 207 25.5 2.3 21.0 30.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 516 18.5 1.0 16.4 20.5
Some College 392 12.5 0.8 11.0 14.0
College Graduate 248 6.5 0.5 5.5 7.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 256 39.2 2.9 33.5 45.0
$15,000 - $24,999 344 25.1 1.6 21.9 28.3
$25,000 - $34,999 172 15.6 1.7 12.3 18.8
$35,000 - $49,999 157 10.1 0.9 8.3 11.9
$50,000+ 201 5.3 0.4 4.4 6.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 368 6.8 0.5 5.9 7.8
Out of Work 40 18.6 3.7 11.5 25.8
Homemaker / Student 104 10.8 1.4 7.9 13.6
Retired 572 24.8 1.0 22.9 26.8
Unable to Work 278 74.5 2.8 68.9 80.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 631 21.6 1.0 19.7 23.5
1-19 Hours 54 10.5 2.0 6.6 14.4
20-39 Hours 88 7.0 0.9 5.1 8.8
40 + Hours 250 6.4 0.5 5.4 7.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 664 11.2 0.5 10.3 12.2
Divorced / Separated 262 22.1 1.5 19.3 25.0
Widowed 329 27.8 1.4 25.0 30.7
Never Married 108 9.8 1.5 6.9 12.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 952 41.3 1.3 38.7 43.9
Living without a Disability 399 5.8 0.4 5.0 6.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 75 14.4 2.0 10.6 18.3
Rural 198 13.9 1.2 11.6 16.2
Densely-settled Rural 271 17.1 1.4 14.4 19.8
Semi-urban 266 13.5 1.0 11.5 15.5
Urban 555 11.1 0.6 9.9 12.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 168 20.1 2.0 16.2 23.9
Insured 1196 12.2 0.4 11.3 13.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 366 41.2 2.0 37.2 45.1
No Diabetes 998 10.8 0.4 9.9 11.7
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 803 25.4 1.0 23.5 27.3
No Hypertension 559 8.5 0.5 7.6 9.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 225 27.5 2.4 22.9 32.1
No Current Asthma 1130 11.6 0.4 10.7 12.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has arthritis 823 25.1 0.9 23.2 26.9
No arthritis 521 8.4 0.5 7.4 9.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 279 36.8 2.5 31.8 41.8
<14 days mental health not good 1034 10.7 0.4 9.9 11.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 332 21.0 1.5 18.1 23.9
Non-Smoker 1027 11.3 0.4 10.4 12.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 395 10.5 0.7 9.2 11.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 372 10.2 0.7 8.9 11.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 530 19.2 1.0 17.2 21.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 673 8.8 0.4 7.9 9.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 689 27.3 1.2 24.8 29.7
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 323 7.7 0.6 6.6 8.8
Insufficient 449 11.9 0.7 10.4 13.3
No Activity 498 37.2 1.8 33.7 40.6

Numerator: Respondents reporting that in general their health is fair or poor.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.