Percentage of Adults Who Reported Living with a Disability

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2398 22.7 0.6 21.5 23.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 848 20.6 0.9 18.9 22.3
Female 1550 24.7 0.8 23.2 26.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 34 14.9 2.5 10.0 19.8
25-34 years 109 13.4 1.3 10.8 16.0
35-44 years 213 16.3 1.1 14.1 18.5
45-54 years 468 24.3 1.1 22.2 26.5
55-64 years 566 28.9 1.1 26.6 31.1
65+ years 1008 37.4 1.0 35.4 39.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 72 12.8 1.8 9.2 16.5
Non-Hispanic 2323 23.3 0.6 22.2 24.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2160 23.1 0.6 21.9 24.3
Black Only 91 25.6 3.6 18.6 32.7
Other Race Only 94 14.2 1.9 10.5 17.9
More than One Race 47 33.5 6.3 21.0 45.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 197 26.3 2.6 21.1 31.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 738 25.3 1.2 23.0 27.6
Some College 796 25.2 1.1 23.0 27.4
College Graduate 667 17.7 0.8 16.1 19.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 361 46.1 3.2 39.8 52.4
$15,000 - $24,999 480 34.4 1.9 30.8 38.1
$25,000 - $34,999 295 27.8 1.9 24.2 31.5
$35,000 - $49,999 321 21.8 1.5 19.0 24.7
$50,000+ 629 16.2 0.8 14.7 17.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 870 15.5 0.7 14.2 16.8
Out of Work 78 29.7 4.2 21.5 38.0
Homemaker / Student 160 17.7 1.9 13.9 21.5
Retired 894 37.8 1.1 35.7 39.9
Unable to Work 392 95.0 1.1 92.9 97.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 934 31.2 1.2 28.9 33.4
1-19 Hours 138 23.2 2.5 18.3 28.0
20-39 Hours 211 20.4 2.0 16.5 24.3
40 + Hours 616 14.1 0.7 12.7 15.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1203 19.7 0.6 18.6 20.9
Divorced / Separated 489 35.7 1.7 32.4 39.0
Widowed 505 42.0 1.7 38.8 45.3
Never Married 200 20.6 2.3 16.2 25.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 101 18.5 2.1 14.3 22.7
Rural 312 25.8 1.8 22.4 29.3
Densely-settled Rural 382 21.8 1.4 19.0 24.6
Semi-urban 500 24.0 1.3 21.4 26.6
Urban 1097 21.9 0.8 20.2 23.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 213 23.7 2.1 19.7 27.7
Insured 2180 22.5 0.6 21.3 23.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 474 47.5 2.0 43.6 51.4
No Diabetes 1922 20.5 0.6 19.3 21.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 355 42.3 2.5 37.3 47.2
No Current Asthma 2021 20.7 0.6 19.6 21.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 1011 65.3 1.8 61.8 68.9
Excellent to Good 1382 16.0 0.5 14.9 17.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 398 50.2 2.8 44.7 55.6
<14 days mental health not good 1938 19.6 0.6 18.5 20.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 498 29.9 1.6 26.8 32.9
Non-Smoker 1895 21.1 0.6 19.9 22.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 610 17.9 1.0 15.9 19.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 779 20.0 0.9 18.3 21.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 905 31.7 1.2 29.4 34.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1407 18.6 0.6 17.4 19.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 990 34.5 1.3 32.0 37.0
HYPERTENSION STATUS* . . . . .
Hypertension 645 35.8 1.5 32.9 38.6
No Hypertension 516 16.5 0.9 14.8 18.2
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY* . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 346 16.7 1.1 14.6 18.8
Insufficient 445 21.6 1.2 19.2 23.9
No Activity 301 45.1 2.6 40.0 50.2

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.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who reported living with a disability among categories of Hypertension Status and Recommended Level of Physical Activity is based on responses from all respondents on Questionnaire Split A, excluding unknowns and refusals.