Percentage of Adults with Serious Psychological Distress

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 214 2.5 0.2 2.0 3.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 65 2.1 0.3 1.4 2.7
Female 149 2.9 0.3 2.3 3.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 5 3.4 1.5 0.4 6.4
25-34 years 24 3.2 0.7 1.7 4.6
35-44 years 30 2.2 0.5 1.3 3.1
45-54 years 53 2.5 0.4 1.8 3.3
55-64 years 48 2.4 0.4 1.6 3.1
65+ years 54 1.7 0.3 1.2 2.3
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 11 2.4 0.8 0.7 4.0
Non-Hispanic 203 2.5 0.2 2.0 3.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 173 2.2 0.2 1.8 2.7
Black Only 17 6.0 2.3 1.6 10.5
Other Race Only 13 3.2 1.1 1.0 5.5
More than One Race 10 5.4 1.9 1.6 9.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 41 6.7 1.6 3.6 9.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 67 2.6 0.4 1.8 3.4
Some College 75 3.6 0.6 2.5 4.7
College Graduate 31 0.9 0.2 0.5 1.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 64 13.4 2.3 9.0 17.9
$15,000 - $24,999 53 4.3 0.8 2.8 5.9
$25,000 - $34,999 26 3.1 0.8 1.5 4.8
$35,000 - $49,999 20 1.9 0.5 0.9 2.9
$50,000+ 29 1.0 0.2 0.5 1.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 69 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.1
Out of Work 25 8.8 2.2 4.6 13.1
Homemaker / Student 9 1.0 0.4 0.3 1.8
Retired 38 1.4 0.2 0.9 1.9
Unable to Work 71 16.4 2.1 12.3 20.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 46 1.5 0.3 1.0 2.0
1-19 Hours 7 1.5 1.0 0.0 3.5
20-39 Hours 15 1.6 0.6 0.4 2.8
40 + Hours 47 1.5 0.3 0.9 2.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 78 1.7 0.2 1.2 2.1
Divorced / Separated 68 7.3 1.3 4.8 9.7
Widowed 42 3.9 0.7 2.6 5.2
Never Married 26 2.9 0.8 1.3 4.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 155 7.9 0.8 6.3 9.5
Living without a Disability 58 1.0 0.2 0.7 1.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 8 2.7 1.3 0.1 5.3
Rural 36 2.6 0.5 1.6 3.6
Densely-settled Rural 38 2.5 0.5 1.6 3.5
Semi-urban 42 3.1 0.7 1.9 4.4
Urban 90 2.2 0.3 1.5 2.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 45 5.5 1.0 3.4 7.5
Insured 169 2.1 0.2 1.7 2.6
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 49 4.8 0.8 3.2 6.3
No Diabetes 165 2.3 0.2 1.8 2.8
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 113 3.8 0.5 2.9 4.7
No Hypertension 101 2.0 0.3 1.4 2.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 39 6.4 1.4 3.6 9.1
No Current Asthma 172 2.2 0.2 1.7 2.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 121 4.6 0.6 3.5 5.7
No Arthritis 90 1.7 0.2 1.2 2.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 132 10.3 1.1 8.0 12.5
Excellent to Good 82 1.4 0.2 1.0 1.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 146 19.5 2.1 15.3 23.6
<14 days mental health not good 67 0.9 0.1 0.6 1.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 93 7.0 1.0 5.1 9.0
Non-Smoker 119 1.5 0.2 1.1 1.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 62 2.1 0.4 1.3 2.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 65 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.0
Obese (BMI >= 30) 78 3.4 0.5 2.4 4.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 97 1.6 0.2 1.2 2.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 117 5.6 0.7 4.2 6.9
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 58 1.6 0.3 1.1 2.1
Insufficient 74 2.6 0.4 1.7 3.4
No Activity 76 6.1 1.0 4.2 7.9

Numerator: Respondents who where classified as probably cases of serious
psychological distress using the Kessler 6 (K6) scale.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B