Percentage of Adults Who Had Fallen Asleep While
Driving During Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 241 3.2 0.2 2.7 3.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 109 3.7 0.4 2.9 4.5
Female 132 2.7 0.3 2.1 3.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 12 3.8 1.2 1.5 6.1
25-34 years 27 3.4 0.7 2.1 4.8
35-44 years 39 3.9 0.7 2.6 5.3
45-54 years 72 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.7
55-64 years 49 2.5 0.4 1.8 3.3
65+ years 42 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 13 3.8 1.2 1.4 6.2
Non-Hispanic 228 3.1 0.3 2.6 3.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 209 3.2 0.3 2.6 3.7
Black Only 16 4.1 1.3 1.7 6.6
Other Race Only 8 2.1 0.8 0.4 3.7
More than One Race 8 5.0 2.0 1.0 8.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 22 6.2 1.6 3.1 9.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 57 2.4 0.4 1.6 3.2
Some College 88 3.9 0.5 2.9 4.9
College Graduate 74 2.6 0.4 1.9 3.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 25 5.9 1.6 2.7 9.0
$15,000 - $24,999 27 2.2 0.6 1.1 3.3
$25,000 - $34,999 27 2.7 0.6 1.4 3.9
$35,000 - $49,999 28 2.4 0.5 1.3 3.4
$50,000+ 111 3.5 0.4 2.7 4.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 176 4.1 0.4 3.4 4.8
Out of Work 7 1.9 1.0 0.0 3.8
Homemaker / Student 8 0.9 0.3 0.2 1.5
Retired 29 1.3 0.3 0.8 1.8
Unable to Work 21 4.1 1.0 2.2 6.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 29 1.2 0.2 0.7 1.6
1-19 Hours 9 0.9 0.3 0.3 1.6
20-39 Hours 34 3.2 0.7 1.9 4.5
40 + Hours 140 4.4 0.4 3.6 5.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 154 3.3 0.3 2.7 3.9
Divorced / Separated 40 3.0 0.6 1.9 4.2
Widowed 22 1.9 0.4 1.1 2.8
Never Married 25 3.2 0.8 1.7 4.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 81 4.4 0.6 3.2 5.6
Living without a Disability 160 2.9 0.3 2.3 3.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 10 2.6 0.9 0.9 4.3
Rural 45 5.4 1.0 3.5 7.4
Densely-settled Rural 47 4.7 0.8 3.1 6.3
Semi-urban 53 4.1 0.7 2.8 5.4
Urban 86 1.8 0.2 1.4 2.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 30 4.2 1.0 2.3 6.0
Insured 211 3.0 0.3 2.6 3.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 36 4.7 1.0 2.8 6.7
No Diabetes 205 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.5
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 87 3.0 0.4 2.2 3.7
No Hypertension 154 3.2 0.3 2.6 3.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 21 3.5 0.9 1.8 5.3
No Current Asthma 217 3.1 0.3 2.6 3.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 87 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.4
No Arthritis 153 3.0 0.3 2.4 3.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 43 3.3 0.6 2.2 4.5
Excellent to Good 197 3.1 0.3 2.6 3.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 38 4.8 0.9 3.0 6.5
<14 days mental health not good 196 3.0 0.3 2.5 3.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 32 2.4 0.5 1.4 3.4
Non-Smoker 209 3.3 0.3 2.8 3.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 62 2.2 0.3 1.6 2.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 84 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 90 4.0 0.5 3.0 5.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 167 3.0 0.3 2.4 3.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 73 3.8 0.6 2.7 5.0
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 97 3.0 0.4 2.3 3.7
Insufficient 105 3.6 0.4 2.8 4.4
No Activity 35 3.0 0.7 1.6 4.3

Numerator: Respondents who reported they have nodded off or fallen asleep,
even just for a brief moment, whild driving in the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
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