Percentage of Adults Who Had Fallen Asleep While
Driving During Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 90 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 42 3.1 0.6 1.9 4.3
Female 48 1.8 0.3 1.2 2.4
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 4 3.6 1.8 0.0 7.1
25-34 years 9 3.2 1.2 0.8 5.7
35-44 years 13 2.2 0.8 0.7 3.7
45-54 years 19 2.7 0.7 1.3 4.1
55-64 years 20 2.2 0.5 1.1 3.2
65+ years 25 1.7 0.4 0.9 2.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 6 3.4 1.5 0.5 6.3
Non-Hispanic 84 2.4 0.3 1.7 3.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 75 2.3 0.3 1.6 2.9
Black Only 6 4.5 2.6 0.0 9.6
Other Race Only 7 3.7 1.5 0.7 6.7
More than One Race 2 1.9 1.4 0.0 4.5
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 5 1.6 1.0 0.0 3.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 19 2.0 0.5 0.9 3.0
Some College 28 2.7 0.6 1.5 3.9
College Graduate 38 2.7 0.6 1.5 3.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 6 2.3 1.1 0.0 4.5
$15,000 - $24,999 15 3.0 1.1 0.8 5.2
$25,000 - $34,999 13 3.1 1.0 1.2 5.0
$35,000 - $49,999 13 3.3 1.1 1.1 5.5
$50,000+ 38 2.3 0.5 1.4 3.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 55 3.1 0.5 2.1 4.1
Out of Work 1 0.4 0.4 0.0 1.3
Homemaker / Student 4 0.7 0.4 0.0 1.4
Retired 21 1.5 0.4 0.8 2.2
Unable to Work 9 3.7 1.5 0.7 6.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 19 1.1 0.3 0.6 1.7
1-19 Hours 7 2.0 0.9 0.3 3.8
20-39 Hours 12 3.0 1.1 0.9 5.2
40 + Hours 42 3.1 0.6 2.0 4.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 54 2.2 0.4 1.5 3.0
Divorced / Separated 15 2.4 0.7 1.1 3.7
Widowed 11 2.3 0.9 0.5 4.2
Never Married 10 3.6 1.4 0.9 6.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 4 3.2 1.6 0.0 6.3
Rural 20 3.1 0.8 1.5 4.8
Densely-settled Rural 11 2.0 0.7 0.7 3.4
Semi-urban 13 1.3 0.4 0.5 2.1
Urban 42 2.6 0.5 1.6 3.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 38 3.3 0.7 1.9 4.8
Living without a Disability 52 2.1 0.4 1.4 2.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 9 2.6 1.2 0.3 4.8
Insured 81 2.4 0.3 1.8 3.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 14 2.5 0.7 1.0 3.9
No Diabetes 76 2.4 0.4 1.7 3.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 8 2.5 1.0 0.5 4.5
No Current Asthma 80 2.4 0.3 1.7 3.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 19 2.9 0.8 1.4 4.5
Excellent to Good 71 2.3 0.4 1.6 3.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 17 5.2 1.5 2.3 8.0
<14 days mental health not good 72 2.2 0.3 1.5 2.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 14 2.6 0.8 1.0 4.2
Non-Smoker 75 2.4 0.4 1.7 3.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 25 2.2 0.6 1.1 3.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 31 2.0 0.4 1.2 2.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 32 3.3 0.7 1.9 4.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 65 2.6 0.4 1.8 3.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 25 1.9 0.5 1.0 2.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 42 2.9 0.5 1.9 3.9
No Arthritis 47 2.2 0.4 1.4 3.0

Numerator: Respondents who reported they have nodded off or fallen asleep,
even just for a brief moment, while driving in the past 30 days.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B