Percentage of Adults with Fair or Poor Self-Perceived Health Status

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1506 13.4 0.5 12.5 14.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 567 12.5 0.7 11.1 13.9
Female 939 14.2 0.6 13.1 15.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 18 7.7 2.1 3.6 11.8
25-34 years 61 7.6 1.1 5.5 9.8
35-44 years 106 9.4 1.0 7.5 11.4
45-54 years 247 13.8 1.0 12.0 15.7
55-64 years 330 15.2 0.9 13.5 16.9
65+ years 744 24.8 0.9 23.1 26.5
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 96 22.9 2.7 17.5 28.2
Non-Hispanic 1409 12.8 0.5 11.9 13.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1251 12.0 0.4 11.2 12.9
Black Only 103 17.6 2.3 13.1 22.0
Other Race Only 102 23.7 2.9 18.0 29.4
More than One Race 43 28.8 4.9 19.2 38.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 231 35.8 2.9 30.2 41.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 581 17.8 1.0 15.9 19.7
Some College 434 13.9 0.9 12.1 15.6
College Graduate 257 5.9 0.5 5.0 6.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 286 38.6 3.0 32.7 44.6
$15,000 - $24,999 384 29.1 1.9 25.3 32.8
$25,000 - $34,999 204 18.0 1.5 15.0 21.0
$35,000 - $49,999 180 11.5 1.0 9.5 13.5
$50,000+ 200 4.5 0.4 3.8 5.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 350 7.0 0.5 6.0 7.9
Out of Work 69 18.4 3.1 12.4 24.5
Homemaker / Student 100 10.8 1.3 8.2 13.4
Retired 662 25.0 1.0 23.1 26.9
Unable to Work 319 64.4 3.3 57.9 70.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 706 21.3 0.9 19.5 23.1
1-19 Hours 63 13.3 2.0 9.4 17.1
20-39 Hours 114 7.5 0.9 5.8 9.2
40 + Hours 215 6.0 0.5 5.0 7.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 683 10.9 0.5 10.0 11.9
Divorced / Separated 333 23.9 1.6 20.8 27.1
Widowed 357 27.9 1.5 25.1 30.8
Never Married 127 11.8 1.7 8.5 15.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 63 12.3 1.9 8.5 16.1
Rural 203 15.0 1.4 12.3 17.7
Densely-settled Rura 248 16.3 1.4 13.5 19.0
Semi-urban 260 12.2 1.0 10.3 14.2
Urban 731 12.6 0.6 11.4 13.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1057 37.8 1.3 35.3 40.4
Living without a Disability 439 6.2 0.4 5.4 7.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 187 22.0 2.0 18.1 26.0
Insured 1316 12.1 0.4 11.3 13.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 414 36.1 1.8 32.6 39.6
No Diabetes 1087 11.2 0.5 10.3 12.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 249 26.4 2.2 22.1 30.8
No Current Asthma 1235 12.0 0.5 11.1 12.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 349 39.9 2.6 34.9 44.9
<14 days mental health not good 1120 10.7 0.4 9.9 11.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 333 20.8 1.5 17.9 23.7
Non-Smoker 1166 11.9 0.5 10.9 12.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 400 9.7 0.6 8.4 10.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 404 10.9 0.8 9.3 12.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 623 20.0 1.0 18.1 21.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 773 9.4 0.5 8.5 10.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 730 25.8 1.1 23.6 28.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 435 26.3 1.4 23.5 29.0
No Arthritis 281 8.7 0.7 7.3 10.0

Numerator: Respondents reporting that in general their health is fair or poor.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of self-preceived health status among categories of Arthritis Status
is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.