Percentage of Adults Who Reported Their Mental Health
Was Not Good on 14 or More Days in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 735 8.5 0.4 7.6 9.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 205 6.5 0.6 5.3 7.8
Female 530 10.4 0.6 9.2 11.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 20 9.8 2.3 5.3 14.3
25-34 years 66 8.5 1.2 6.2 10.8
35-44 years 106 9.7 1.1 7.6 11.9
45-54 years 185 9.3 0.7 7.9 10.7
55-64 years 185 8.1 0.6 6.8 9.3
65+ years 173 5.9 0.5 4.9 6.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 30 7.8 1.8 4.2 11.3
Non-Hispanic 704 8.5 0.4 7.7 9.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 628 8.1 0.4 7.2 8.9
Black Only 49 13.9 2.6 8.8 18.9
Other Race Only 36 9.1 2.3 4.6 13.6
More than One Race 21 15.1 3.9 7.5 22.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 77 16.6 2.4 11.9 21.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 243 10.2 1.0 8.3 12.1
Some College 236 9.0 0.8 7.5 10.5
College Graduate 179 5.5 0.6 4.4 6.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 131 23.2 2.8 17.8 28.6
$15,000 - $24,999 171 14.9 1.6 11.8 18.1
$25,000 - $34,999 80 11.1 1.6 7.9 14.3
$35,000 - $49,999 93 7.5 1.0 5.6 9.4
$50,000+ 159 4.6 0.5 3.7 5.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 284 6.5 0.5 5.5 7.6
Out of Work 64 20.1 3.1 14.1 26.1
Homemaker / Student 57 6.7 1.1 4.6 8.8
Retired 149 5.7 0.5 4.7 6.6
Unable to Work 178 39.7 3.1 33.6 45.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 182 6.1 0.5 5.1 7.2
1-19 Hours 32 5.6 1.2 3.4 7.9
20-39 Hours 64 6.7 1.2 4.4 9.0
40 + Hours 207 6.5 0.6 5.3 7.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 345 6.8 0.4 6.0 7.7
Divorced / Separated 199 17.2 1.5 14.3 20.1
Widowed 107 9.2 1.1 7.1 11.3
Never Married 82 10.3 1.7 7.0 13.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 26 9.0 2.7 3.6 14.3
Rural 102 9.7 1.3 7.2 12.2
Densely-settled Rural 117 8.3 1.0 6.4 10.3
Semi-urban 125 7.8 0.9 6.0 9.6
Urban 365 8.4 0.6 7.2 9.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 433 17.6 1.0 15.6 19.6
Living without a Disability 301 5.8 0.5 4.9 6.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 123 16.0 1.9 12.4 19.7
Insured 610 7.3 0.4 6.5 8.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 126 11.2 1.1 9.0 13.4
No Diabetes 607 8.2 0.5 7.3 9.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 129 16.9 2.1 12.8 21.1
No Current Asthma 600 7.7 0.4 6.8 8.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 349 25.6 1.7 22.3 28.8
Excellent to Good 383 5.9 0.4 5.1 6.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 224 16.9 1.5 14.0 19.8
Non-Smoker 508 6.8 0.4 5.9 7.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 218 8.0 0.8 6.5 9.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 192 6.7 0.7 5.4 8.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 299 11.1 0.8 9.5 12.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 405 6.6 0.5 5.7 7.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 327 14.4 1.0 12.3 16.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 171 12.7 1.1 10.5 14.9
No Arthritis 181 6.8 0.6 5.5 8.0

Numerator: Respondents reporting 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who reported thier mental health was not good on 14 or more days in the past
30 days among categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents on
Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.