Percentage of Adults Who Reported Activity Limitations
Due to Physical, Mental, or Emotional Problems

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2309 20.4 0.5 19.3 21.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 811 17.7 0.8 16.1 19.3
Female 1498 22.9 0.7 21.5 24.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 22 10.0 2.3 5.6 14.5
25-34 years 84 11.4 1.4 8.6 14.1
35-44 years 167 14.5 1.2 12.2 16.9
45-54 years 395 21.1 1.1 19.0 23.3
55-64 years 598 28.1 1.1 25.9 30.2
65+ years 1043 34.7 1.0 32.9 36.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 59 15.0 2.6 9.9 20.2
Non-Hispanic 2247 20.7 0.6 19.6 21.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2050 20.2 0.6 19.1 21.3
Black Only 115 24.9 2.9 19.2 30.7
Other Race Only 73 16.3 2.6 11.2 21.4
More than One Race 66 34.4 5.0 24.7 44.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 189 28.2 2.8 22.7 33.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 720 21.9 1.1 19.8 24.0
Some College 740 24.2 1.1 21.9 26.4
College Graduate 658 15.0 0.7 13.7 16.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 335 44.0 3.2 37.8 50.2
$15,000 - $24,999 459 32.6 2.0 28.7 36.5
$25,000 - $34,999 297 24.8 1.7 21.4 28.2
$35,000 - $49,999 343 21.3 1.4 18.6 24.1
$50,000+ 558 12.9 0.7 11.6 14.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 700 12.5 0.6 11.3 13.7
Out of Work 97 23.3 3.1 17.3 29.4
Homemaker / Student 135 14.8 1.6 11.7 17.9
Retired 971 36.7 1.1 34.6 38.8
Unable to Work 399 86.1 2.7 80.9 91.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1015 30.7 1.1 28.5 32.9
1-19 Hours 102 15.8 1.8 12.2 19.3
20-39 Hours 197 14.3 1.4 11.6 17.0
40 + Hours 468 11.5 0.7 10.1 12.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1126 18.0 0.6 16.8 19.2
Divorced / Separated 476 31.9 1.8 28.5 35.4
Widowed 496 39.3 1.6 36.2 42.4
Never Married 205 16.1 1.7 12.8 19.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 86 17.3 2.2 13.0 21.6
Rural 320 23.6 1.6 20.4 26.8
Densely-settled Rural 327 20.1 1.4 17.3 22.9
Semi-urban 429 22.4 1.4 19.6 25.2
Urban 1146 19.1 0.7 17.7 20.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 190 20.7 2.0 16.7 24.7
Insured 2115 20.3 0.5 19.2 21.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 461 41.0 1.9 37.3 44.7
No Diabetes 1842 18.4 0.6 17.3 19.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 334 34.0 2.3 29.4 38.6
No Current Asthma 1948 18.9 0.6 17.8 20.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 980 60.3 1.8 56.7 63.9
Excellent to Good 1320 14.2 0.5 13.2 15.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 419 45.3 2.6 40.2 50.4
<14 days mental health not good 1840 17.9 0.5 16.8 18.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 459 29.1 1.7 25.7 32.5
Non-Smoker 1838 18.4 0.5 17.4 19.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 605 16.1 0.9 14.3 17.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 686 17.9 0.9 16.2 19.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 918 28.4 1.1 26.2 30.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1355 16.5 0.6 15.4 17.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 948 32.3 1.3 29.8 34.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 720 47.0 1.6 44.0 50.1
No Arthritis 416 13.2 0.8 11.7 14.7

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any
activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults who reported activity limitations due to physical, mental, or emotional problems among categories
of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.