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 2565 22.7 0.6 21.5 23.8
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 925 20.5 0.9 18.8 22.2
Female 1640 24.7 0.7 23.3 26.2
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 26 12.2 2.5 7.4 17.1
25-34 years 90 12.4 1.5 9.6 15.3
35-44 years 182 16.5 1.3 13.9 19.0
45-54 years 417 22.4 1.1 20.2 24.6
55-64 years 638 30.3 1.1 28.1 32.5
65+ years 1212 40.1 1.0 38.1 42.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 64 15.8 2.7 10.6 21.0
Non-Hispanic 2498 23.1 0.6 22.0 24.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2279 22.5 0.6 21.4 23.7
Black Only 128 28.2 3.1 22.1 34.3
Other Race Only 78 17.1 2.6 12.0 22.2
More than One Race 73 36.8 5.0 26.9 46.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 215 30.8 2.8 25.3 36.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 821 25.1 1.2 22.9 27.4
Some College 797 25.9 1.2 23.6 28.2
College Graduate 729 17.0 0.7 15.6 18.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 366 46.8 3.2 40.5 53.1
$15,000 - $24,999 509 35.2 2.0 31.3 39.2
$25,000 - $34,999 323 26.8 1.8 23.2 30.3
$35,000 - $49,999 386 24.8 1.5 21.8 27.8
$50,000+ 613 14.4 0.7 13.0 15.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 774 14.3 0.7 13.0 15.6
Out of Work 104 25.4 3.2 19.0 31.7
Homemaker / Student 147 16.2 1.7 12.8 19.5
Retired 1118 41.9 1.1 39.8 44.0
Unable to Work 414 88.5 2.7 83.3 93.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1162 34.4 1.1 32.2 36.7
1-19 Hours 110 16.9 1.9 13.3 20.6
20-39 Hours 217 16.1 1.5 13.2 19.1
40 + Hours 525 13.4 0.7 12.0 14.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1235 19.9 0.6 18.7 21.2
Divorced / Separated 503 33.7 1.8 30.1 37.2
Widowed 595 46.9 1.6 43.8 50.0
Never Married 226 18.4 1.9 14.8 22.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 103 20.5 2.4 15.8 25.2
Rural 358 25.9 1.7 22.6 29.2
Densely-settled Rural 367 22.9 1.5 19.9 25.9
Semi-urban 471 24.8 1.5 21.8 27.7
Urban 1264 21.2 0.8 19.7 22.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 200 22.0 2.1 17.9 26.1
Insured 2361 22.8 0.6 21.6 23.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 523 45.9 1.9 42.2 49.7
No Diabetes 2034 20.5 0.6 19.3 21.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 363 37.1 2.4 32.4 41.9
No Current Asthma 2172 21.1 0.6 20.0 22.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 1057 64.3 1.8 60.7 67.8
Excellent to Good 1496 16.2 0.6 15.1 17.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 433 46.7 2.6 41.5 51.8
<14 days mental health not good 2077 20.3 0.6 19.1 21.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 486 31.4 1.8 27.9 34.9
Non-Smoker 2066 20.8 0.6 19.6 21.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 683 18.1 1.0 16.2 20.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 766 19.9 0.9 18.2 21.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1010 31.6 1.2 29.2 33.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1521 18.6 0.6 17.4 19.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1038 35.3 1.3 32.8 37.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 779 50.6 1.6 47.5 53.6
No Arthritis 478 15.2 0.8 13.6 16.8

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.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who reported living with a disability among categories of Arthritis Status
is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.