Percentage of Adults Who Reported Their Mental Health
Was Not Good on 14 or More Days in the Past 30 Days

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 708 9.1 0.5 8.2 10.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 188 6.7 0.7 5.4 8.1
Female 520 11.4 0.7 10.1 12.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 31 13.8 2.4 9.1 18.6
25-34 years 77 8.9 1.1 6.7 11.0
35-44 years 124 10.1 1.0 8.0 12.1
45-54 years 207 10.7 0.8 9.1 12.3
55-64 years 146 7.0 0.6 5.8 8.2
65+ years 123 4.3 0.4 3.5 5.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 29 10.0 2.5 5.0 15.0
Non-Hispanic 678 9.0 0.5 8.1 10.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 601 8.5 0.5 7.5 9.4
Black Only 37 14.2 3.4 7.4 20.9
Other Race Only 49 11.5 2.4 6.8 16.2
More than One Race 18 16.5 5.0 6.8 26.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 54 8.7 1.7 5.4 11.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 229 10.9 1.0 8.9 12.9
Some College 243 11.1 1.0 9.2 13.1
College Graduate 182 6.0 0.6 4.9 7.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 126 22.7 2.9 17.0 28.5
$15,000 - $24,999 129 11.1 1.3 8.6 13.5
$25,000 - $34,999 87 11.4 1.6 8.3 14.5
$35,000 - $49,999 97 7.9 1.1 5.8 10.1
$50,000+ 204 6.7 0.6 5.5 7.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 350 7.8 0.6 6.7 9.0
Out of Work 48 22.5 4.2 14.3 30.6
Homemaker / Student 58 9.5 1.6 6.3 12.7
Retired 107 4.6 0.5 3.6 5.5
Unable to Work 143 39.6 3.1 33.5 45.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 139 6.3 0.7 4.9 7.7
1-19 Hours 33 9.7 2.6 4.6 14.8
20-39 Hours 88 11.6 1.8 8.2 15.1
40 + Hours 247 6.7 0.6 5.5 7.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 359 7.3 0.5 6.4 8.2
Divorced / Separated 173 16.4 1.6 13.3 19.4
Widowed 90 8.4 0.9 6.5 10.3
Never Married 85 13.0 2.1 9.0 17.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 398 20.3 1.3 17.8 22.8
Living without a Disability 305 5.8 0.5 4.9 6.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 31 7.5 1.7 4.2 10.8
Rural 85 9.4 1.3 6.9 12.0
Densely-settled Rural 112 7.9 1.1 5.8 10.1
Semi-urban 136 8.7 1.1 6.7 10.8
Urban 342 9.6 0.7 8.2 11.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 113 17.7 2.1 13.6 21.9
Insured 594 8.0 0.5 7.1 8.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 113 12.3 1.3 9.7 14.8
No Diabetes 594 8.8 0.5 7.8 9.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 129 18.1 2.0 14.3 22.0
No Current Asthma 571 8.2 0.5 7.3 9.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 312 26.3 1.8 22.6 29.9
Excellent to Good 395 6.5 0.4 5.6 7.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 229 17.6 1.5 14.6 20.6
Non-Smoker 478 7.3 0.5 6.3 8.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 190 8.1 0.9 6.3 9.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 216 7.0 0.6 5.8 8.3
Obese (BMI >= 30) 276 13.5 1.1 11.5 15.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 402 7.5 0.5 6.5 8.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 306 13.7 1.1 11.6 15.8
HYPERTENSION STATUS* . . . . .
Hypertension 163 10.7 1.0 8.7 12.7
No Hypertension 181 7.9 0.7 6.4 9.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY* . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 101 7.0 0.9 5.3 8.8
Insufficient 139 8.3 0.9 6.5 10.0
No Activity 85 16.2 2.1 12.3 20.2

Numerator: Respondents reporting 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of mental health not good on 14 or more days in the past 30 days 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.