Percentage of Adults Who are EVER Diagnosed with a Depressive Disorder

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 667 14.7 0.7 13.4 16.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 178 10.2 0.9 8.4 12.0
Female 489 19.0 0.9 17.1 20.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 12 8.5 2.6 3.4 13.6
25-34 years 53 14.1 2.2 9.8 18.4
35-44 years 101 17.4 1.8 13.8 21.0
45-54 years 156 17.6 1.5 14.7 20.4
55-64 years 183 16.3 1.3 13.9 18.8
65+ years 162 10.6 0.9 8.7 12.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 28 16.3 3.6 9.3 23.4
Non-Hispanic 638 14.5 0.7 13.2 15.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 586 14.4 0.7 13.1 15.8
Black Only 35 13.0 2.6 8.0 18.0
Other Race Only 30 19.2 4.1 11.3 27.2
More than One Race 16 18.2 5.0 8.4 28.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 58 24.2 3.8 16.8 31.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 174 13.3 1.2 11.0 15.7
Some College 190 15.0 1.2 12.5 17.4
College Graduate 244 13.9 1.0 11.9 15.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 97 29.0 3.3 22.5 35.5
$15,000 - $24,999 133 23.4 2.3 18.9 27.9
$25,000 - $34,999 74 14.1 1.9 10.4 17.7
$35,000 - $49,999 104 17.7 2.0 13.8 21.7
$50,000+ 199 10.9 0.9 9.2 12.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 291 11.9 0.8 10.3 13.5
Out of Work 51 25.0 3.8 17.5 32.5
Homemaker / Student 52 16.1 2.5 11.2 20.9
Retired 150 11.7 1.1 9.6 13.8
Unable to Work 120 51.3 4.2 43.1 59.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 185 14.6 1.2 12.1 17.0
1-19 Hours 32 12.4 2.4 7.7 17.1
20-39 Hours 63 10.8 1.5 7.8 13.9
40 + Hours 210 11.8 1.0 9.9 13.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 350 13.6 0.8 12.0 15.1
Divorced / Separated 141 25.1 2.4 20.5 29.8
Widowed 102 15.6 1.8 12.1 19.1
Never Married 72 12.5 1.9 8.8 16.2
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 27 15.2 3.1 9.2 21.2
Rural 81 12.1 1.5 9.1 15.1
Densely-settled Rural 90 16.0 2.1 12.0 20.0
Semi-urban 97 13.0 1.4 10.2 15.8
Urban 372 15.6 1.0 13.7 17.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 346 28.6 1.6 25.4 31.8
Living without a Disability 317 10.1 0.7 8.8 11.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 81 20.5 2.6 15.4 25.6
Insured 586 14.0 0.7 12.7 15.3
VETERAN STATUS . . . . .
Served on Active Duty 73 13.1 1.7 9.8 16.5
Not Served on Active Duty 594 14.9 0.7 13.5 16.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 88 16.6 2.1 12.5 20.8
No Diabetes 577 14.4 0.7 13.0 15.7
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 110 30.0 3.0 24.1 35.9
No Current Asthma 551 13.3 0.7 11.9 14.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 183 46.8 3.4 40.1 53.5
<14 days mental health not good 468 11.6 0.6 10.4 12.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 159 23.1 2.1 18.9 27.3
Non-Smoker 505 13.1 0.7 11.7 14.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 181 11.1 0.9 9.3 13.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 210 13.3 1.1 11.2 15.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 245 19.9 1.4 17.1 22.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 422 12.7 0.7 11.3 14.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 244 20.9 1.5 17.9 23.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 320 21.9 1.3 19.3 24.5
No Arthritis 341 12.0 0.8 10.5 13.5

Numerator: Respondents reporting they had been told by a doctor
that they have a depressive disorder (including depression,
major depression, dysthymia, or minor depression).
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B