Percentage of Adults Who Reported Living with a Disability

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 4971 20.5 0.4 19.7 21.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1801 19.2 0.6 18.0 20.3
Female 3170 21.7 0.5 20.7 22.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 56 11.4 1.6 8.3 14.4
25-34 years 178 11.7 0.9 9.8 13.5
35-44 years 359 13.9 0.8 12.4 15.5
45-54 years 851 20.0 0.7 18.7 21.4
55-64 years 1208 26.8 0.7 25.4 28.3
65+ years 2319 37.5 0.7 36.2 38.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 151 17.4 1.9 13.8 21.1
Non-Hispanic 4809 20.6 0.4 19.9 21.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4449 20.6 0.4 19.9 21.4
Black Only 212 22.1 2.1 18.1 26.1
Other Race Only 163 14.1 1.5 11.1 17.0
More than One Race 127 31.1 3.5 24.3 38.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 477 31.5 1.9 27.8 35.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1633 23.4 0.8 21.9 24.9
Some College 1549 21.7 0.7 20.2 23.1
College Graduate 1307 15.0 0.5 14.1 16.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 738 45.9 2.3 41.4 50.3
$15,000 - $24,999 1045 32.6 1.2 30.2 35.0
$25,000 - $34,999 665 24.4 1.3 21.9 26.8
$35,000 - $49,999 649 19.1 1.0 17.2 21.0
$50,000+ 1218 13.4 0.5 12.5 14.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1553 12.6 0.4 11.8 13.4
Out of Work 230 25.6 2.1 21.4 29.8
Homemaker / Student 256 14.8 1.3 12.2 17.5
Retired 2085 38.1 0.7 36.7 39.6
Unable to Work 822 84.7 1.7 81.5 88.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 2100 31.3 0.8 29.7 32.9
1-19 Hours 264 21.6 2.1 17.5 25.6
20-39 Hours 408 13.5 0.9 11.8 15.2
40 + Hours 1062 11.6 0.4 10.8 12.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 2448 18.3 0.4 17.5 19.1
Divorced / Separated 952 31.3 1.1 29.2 33.5
Widowed 1166 42.9 1.1 40.9 45.0
Never Married 391 15.4 1.3 12.9 17.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 205 22.8 1.9 19.1 26.6
Rural 673 22.0 1.1 19.9 24.0
Densely-settled Rural 774 21.1 1.0 19.2 23.0
Semi-urban 993 22.4 1.0 20.5 24.3
Urban 2319 19.0 0.5 18.0 19.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 406 19.5 1.3 16.9 22.1
Insured 4557 20.6 0.4 19.9 21.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 1086 43.7 1.3 41.1 46.4
No Diabetes 3883 18.3 0.4 17.5 19.0
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 2755 34.1 0.7 32.8 35.5
No Hypertension 2201 14.9 0.4 14.0 15.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 685 36.9 1.8 33.4 40.5
No Current Asthma 4228 18.8 0.4 18.0 19.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 3107 47.9 0.8 46.3 49.4
No Arthritis 1797 11.6 0.4 10.9 12.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 2081 64.2 1.3 61.8 66.7
Excellent to Good 2874 14.3 0.4 13.6 15.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 869 48.4 1.8 44.9 51.9
<14 days mental health not good 4015 17.7 0.4 17.0 18.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 988 26.2 1.1 24.1 28.3
Non-Smoker 3963 19.2 0.4 18.4 19.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1320 16.0 0.6 14.8 17.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1559 18.5 0.6 17.3 19.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1894 28.5 0.8 27.0 30.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2916 16.6 0.4 15.8 17.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 2048 33.3 0.9 31.6 35.0
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 1418 14.5 0.5 13.5 15.5
Insufficient 1901 20.6 0.6 19.4 21.8
No Activity 1403 42.8 1.3 40.3 45.3

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.