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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1630 8.6 0.3 8.1 9.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 480 6.7 0.4 5.9 7.6
Female 1150 10.5 0.4 9.7 11.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 60 11.1 1.5 8.1 14.0
25-34 years 161 9.1 0.8 7.6 10.6
35-44 years 254 9.2 0.6 8.0 10.4
45-54 years 415 9.2 0.5 8.3 10.2
55-64 years 387 8.5 0.5 7.6 9.4
65+ years 353 5.3 0.3 4.7 5.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 73 10.1 1.5 7.1 13.1
Non-Hispanic 1555 8.6 0.3 8.0 9.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1403 8.4 0.3 7.8 9.1
Black Only 104 13.7 1.9 9.9 17.5
Other Race Only 68 6.5 1.0 4.5 8.5
More than One Race 52 16.7 3.0 10.9 22.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 162 11.7 1.3 9.1 14.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 544 10.6 0.6 9.4 11.8
Some College 548 10.2 0.6 9.0 11.4
College Graduate 375 5.2 0.3 4.5 5.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 276 21.9 1.8 18.3 25.4
$15,000 - $24,999 350 13.0 0.9 11.3 14.7
$25,000 - $34,999 206 11.6 1.1 9.4 13.8
$35,000 - $49,999 219 8.8 0.8 7.2 10.4
$50,000+ 404 5.6 0.4 4.8 6.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 710 6.6 0.3 6.0 7.3
Out of Work 156 18.9 1.9 15.2 22.5
Homemaker / Student 118 10.0 1.3 7.4 12.6
Retired 324 5.7 0.3 5.0 6.3
Unable to Work 309 34.8 2.1 30.6 38.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 396 7.9 0.7 6.7 9.2
1-19 Hours 74 7.7 1.5 4.7 10.7
20-39 Hours 165 6.9 0.7 5.5 8.3
40 + Hours 498 6.2 0.3 5.5 6.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 802 7.1 0.3 6.5 7.7
Divorced / Separated 394 16.4 1.0 14.4 18.4
Widowed 230 9.3 0.7 7.9 10.6
Never Married 199 10.6 1.1 8.4 12.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 869 20.4 0.9 18.7 22.1
Living without a Disability 748 5.5 0.3 5.0 6.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 59 8.0 1.4 5.2 10.7
Rural 181 7.4 0.8 5.7 9.0
Densely-settled Rural 261 9.0 0.8 7.4 10.6
Semi-urban 334 9.3 0.8 7.8 10.8
Urban 790 8.6 0.4 7.8 9.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 276 16.2 1.3 13.6 18.8
Insured 1351 7.6 0.3 7.1 8.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 272 12.1 0.9 10.3 13.9
No Diabetes 1357 8.3 0.3 7.7 8.9
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 725 10.9 0.5 9.9 11.9
No Hypertension 899 7.7 0.4 7.0 8.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 276 19.0 1.6 15.9 22.2
No Current Asthma 1340 7.6 0.3 7.1 8.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 773 13.4 0.6 12.2 14.6
No Arthritis 827 7.0 0.3 6.4 7.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 683 24.8 1.1 22.6 27.0
Excellent to Good 944 6.4 0.3 5.8 7.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 566 18.4 1.0 16.4 20.4
Non-Smoker 1057 6.5 0.3 6.0 7.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 481 8.0 0.5 6.9 9.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 483 7.7 0.5 6.7 8.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 596 10.7 0.5 9.7 11.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 960 6.9 0.3 6.3 7.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 667 14.3 0.7 12.9 15.8
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 541 7.5 0.4 6.6 8.3
Insufficient 598 8.0 0.5 7.1 8.9
No Activity 399 14.5 0.9 12.6 16.3

Numerator: Respondents reporting 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.