Percentage of Adults Who Reported Activity Limitations
Due to Physical, Mental, or Emotional Problems

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2172 20.8 0.6 19.7 21.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 761 18.7 0.8 17.0 20.3
Female 1411 22.9 0.7 21.5 24.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 34 14.9 2.5 10.0 19.8
25-34 years 106 13.0 1.3 10.4 15.5
35-44 years 194 14.8 1.1 12.7 17.0
45-54 years 440 22.5 1.1 20.4 24.6
55-64 years 530 27.0 1.1 24.9 29.2
65+ years 868 32.4 1.0 30.5 34.3
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 62 11.2 1.7 7.9 14.5
Non-Hispanic 2108 21.5 0.6 20.3 22.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1959 21.3 0.6 20.1 22.4
Black Only 80 22.9 3.6 16.0 29.9
Other Race Only 83 12.8 1.8 9.3 16.3
More than One Race 45 32.6 6.3 20.3 45.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 169 23.6 2.5 18.7 28.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 661 23.0 1.1 20.7 25.2
Some College 731 23.6 1.1 21.5 25.7
College Graduate 611 16.3 0.8 14.7 17.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 332 43.3 3.2 37.1 49.5
$15,000 - $24,999 432 31.3 1.8 27.8 34.8
$25,000 - $34,999 276 26.4 1.8 22.8 30.0
$35,000 - $49,999 287 20.2 1.4 17.4 23.0
$50,000+ 570 14.7 0.7 13.3 16.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 805 14.4 0.7 13.1 15.6
Out of Work 73 28.3 4.1 20.2 36.4
Homemaker / Student 143 16.3 1.9 12.6 20.1
Retired 772 33.0 1.1 30.9 35.1
Unable to Work 376 91.6 1.6 88.5 94.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 805 27.2 1.1 25.1 29.4
1-19 Hours 131 21.9 2.4 17.2 26.7
20-39 Hours 198 19.7 2.0 15.7 23.6
40 + Hours 562 12.9 0.7 11.6 14.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1104 18.2 0.6 17.0 19.3
Divorced / Separated 459 33.3 1.6 30.1 36.5
Widowed 424 35.5 1.6 32.4 38.6
Never Married 185 19.9 2.3 15.4 24.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 91 17.1 2.1 13.0 21.2
Rural 279 24.0 1.7 20.6 27.4
Densely-settled Rural 353 20.4 1.4 17.7 23.1
Semi-urban 456 22.0 1.3 19.4 24.5
Urban 989 20.0 0.8 18.4 21.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 204 23.0 2.0 19.0 27.0
Insured 1965 20.5 0.6 19.4 21.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 429 43.0 2.0 39.1 46.8
No Diabetes 1742 18.9 0.6 17.8 20.0
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 324 39.6 2.5 34.7 44.5
No Current Asthma 1826 19.0 0.6 17.9 20.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 935 61.3 1.8 57.8 64.9
Excellent to Good 1234 14.5 0.5 13.4 15.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 379 48.1 2.8 42.7 53.6
<14 days mental health not good 1738 17.8 0.5 16.8 18.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 468 28.4 1.5 25.3 31.4
Non-Smoker 1700 19.2 0.6 18.0 20.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 552 16.6 1.0 14.7 18.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 702 18.3 0.8 16.7 19.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 826 29.1 1.2 26.8 31.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1280 17.2 0.6 16.0 18.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 891 31.5 1.2 29.1 33.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS* . . . . .
Hypertension 571 32.2 1.4 29.4 35.0
No Hypertension 468 15.2 0.9 13.5 16.9
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY* . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 307 15.0 1.1 12.9 17.0
Insufficient 405 19.9 1.2 17.7 22.1
No Activity 268 41.8 2.6 36.7 46.8

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any
activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who reported activity limitations due to physical, mental or emotional problems 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.