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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 4526 18.9 0.4 18.1 19.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1621 17.4 0.6 16.3 18.5
Female 2905 20.2 0.5 19.3 21.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 56 11.4 1.6 8.3 14.4
25-34 years 172 11.3 0.9 9.5 13.2
35-44 years 331 12.6 0.7 11.2 14.1
45-54 years 806 19.0 0.7 17.6 20.3
55-64 years 1140 25.3 0.7 23.9 26.8
65+ years 2021 32.6 0.7 31.3 33.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 137 15.9 1.8 12.3 19.4
Non-Hispanic 4379 19.0 0.4 18.3 19.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4051 19.0 0.4 18.2 19.8
Black Only 188 20.5 2.0 16.5 24.4
Other Race Only 148 13.0 1.5 10.2 15.9
More than One Race 121 29.9 3.5 23.1 36.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 415 28.8 1.9 25.1 32.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1495 21.7 0.7 20.2 23.1
Some College 1425 20.1 0.7 18.7 21.5
College Graduate 1188 13.7 0.5 12.7 14.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 676 42.8 2.2 38.5 47.2
$15,000 - $24,999 961 30.5 1.2 28.1 32.8
$25,000 - $34,999 600 22.4 1.2 20.0 24.8
$35,000 - $49,999 596 17.8 0.9 16.0 19.7
$50,000+ 1117 12.2 0.4 11.3 13.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1426 11.6 0.4 10.8 12.4
Out of Work 222 25.0 2.1 20.8 29.2
Homemaker / Student 236 14.3 1.3 11.6 16.9
Retired 1825 33.5 0.7 32.1 34.9
Unable to Work 794 82.2 1.7 78.8 85.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1843 27.9 0.8 26.3 29.4
1-19 Hours 244 20.5 2.1 16.4 24.5
20-39 Hours 378 12.3 0.8 10.7 13.9
40 + Hours 966 10.6 0.4 9.8 11.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 2262 16.9 0.4 16.1 17.7
Divorced / Separated 909 30.1 1.1 27.9 32.2
Widowed 978 35.8 1.0 33.8 37.8
Never Married 364 14.9 1.3 12.4 17.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 185 20.9 1.9 17.2 24.6
Rural 613 20.1 1.0 18.1 22.1
Densely-settled Rural 707 19.4 0.9 17.6 21.3
Semi-urban 911 20.9 1.0 19.0 22.8
Urban 2104 17.4 0.5 16.5 18.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 386 18.8 1.3 16.2 21.4
Insured 4135 18.9 0.4 18.2 19.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 975 39.2 1.3 36.6 41.8
No Diabetes 3550 17.0 0.4 16.2 17.7
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 2483 30.9 0.7 29.6 32.2
No Hypertension 2031 13.9 0.4 13.1 14.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 645 35.2 1.8 31.7 38.7
No Current Asthma 3834 17.2 0.4 16.5 17.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 2877 44.8 0.8 43.2 46.3
No Arthritis 1588 10.5 0.4 9.8 11.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 1940 60.1 1.3 57.6 62.6
Excellent to Good 2572 13.1 0.3 12.4 13.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 839 46.9 1.8 43.4 50.5
<14 days mental health not good 3608 16.1 0.4 15.4 16.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 944 25.3 1.1 23.2 27.4
Non-Smoker 3564 17.4 0.4 16.7 18.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1190 14.7 0.6 13.5 15.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1423 17.0 0.6 15.9 18.2
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1735 26.4 0.8 24.9 27.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2653 15.3 0.4 14.5 16.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1866 30.6 0.8 28.9 32.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 1292 13.4 0.5 12.4 14.4
Insufficient 1732 19.0 0.6 17.8 20.1
No Activity 1280 39.7 1.2 37.2 42.1

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any activities
because of physical, mental, or emotional problems.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.