Percentage of Adults Who Reported That They Are Dissatisfied with their Life

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 363 3.9 0.3 3.3 4.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 135 3.9 0.5 3.0 4.8
Female 228 3.8 0.3 3.2 4.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 7 2.2 0.9 0.4 3.9
25-34 years 28 4.3 0.9 2.5 6.1
35-44 years 46 3.8 0.7 2.5 5.1
45-54 years 98 5.2 0.6 4.0 6.3
55-64 years 105 4.6 0.5 3.6 5.6
65+ years 79 2.4 0.3 1.8 2.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 12 2.5 1.0 0.6 4.5
Non-Hispanic 350 3.9 0.3 3.4 4.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 309 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.3
Black Only 33 9.2 2.1 5.2 13.3
Other Race Only 14 3.1 1.1 1.1 5.2
More than One Race 6 4.4 2.3 0.0 8.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 42 7.4 1.5 4.4 10.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 126 5.1 0.7 3.8 6.4
Some College 103 3.6 0.5 2.7 4.5
College Graduate 92 2.6 0.3 1.9 3.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 97 17.2 2.4 12.6 21.8
$15,000 - $24,999 84 6.7 0.9 5.0 8.5
$25,000 - $34,999 45 5.1 1.1 2.9 7.3
$35,000 - $49,999 45 3.5 0.6 2.2 4.7
$50,000+ 55 1.4 0.2 1.0 1.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 120 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.0
Out of Work 48 15.2 2.8 9.7 20.6
Homemaker / Student 21 2.7 0.7 1.3 4.2
Retired 68 2.4 0.3 1.7 3.1
Unable to Work 103 20.4 2.4 15.7 25.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 80 2.6 0.4 1.9 3.4
1-19 Hours 10 2.3 0.9 0.5 4.1
20-39 Hours 34 3.2 0.8 1.7 4.7
40 + Hours 85 2.2 0.3 1.6 2.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 121 2.3 0.2 1.8 2.8
Divorced / Separated 129 11.5 1.3 9.0 14.0
Widowed 60 5.4 0.9 3.6 7.2
Never Married 51 5.4 1.1 3.3 7.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 13 3.0 0.9 1.1 4.8
Rural 44 4.5 0.9 2.6 6.3
Densely-settled Rural 51 3.1 0.5 2.0 4.2
Semi-urban 53 2.8 0.5 1.8 3.9
Urban 202 4.4 0.4 3.5 5.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 230 9.1 0.8 7.6 10.6
Living without a Disability 131 2.3 0.3 1.8 2.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 87 12.0 1.6 8.9 15.2
Insured 275 2.7 0.2 2.3 3.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 63 5.6 0.9 3.8 7.3
No Diabetes 298 3.7 0.3 3.1 4.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 67 9.1 1.5 6.1 12.1
No Current Asthma 293 3.3 0.3 2.8 3.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 180 22.7 2.1 18.6 26.8
<14 days mental health not good 165 2.0 0.2 1.6 2.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 128 8.9 1.0 6.9 10.9
Non-Smoker 234 2.9 0.3 2.4 3.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 106 3.5 0.5 2.6 4.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 90 2.7 0.4 1.9 3.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 157 5.7 0.6 4.6 6.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 177 2.6 0.3 2.1 3.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 186 7.9 0.8 6.4 9.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Has Arthritis 82 5.8 0.8 4.2 7.4
No Arthritis 95 3.7 0.5 2.7 4.7

Numerator: Respondents who reported that they are dissatisfied with their life.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of respondents who reported that they are dissatisfied with their life among categories of Arthritis Status
is based on responses from all respondents on Questionnaire Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.