Percentage of Adults Who are EVER Diagnosed
with a Depressive Disorder

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3360 15.9 0.3 15.2 16.5
GENDER
Male 931 11.3 0.5 10.4 12.2
Female 2429 20.2 0.5 19.3 21.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 132 12.4 1.1 10.1 14.6
25-34 Years 344 17.2 1.0 15.3 19.1
35-44 Years 427 16.5 0.8 14.8 18.2
45-54 Years 781 18.9 0.7 17.5 20.3
55-64 Years 892 18.2 0.6 16.9 19.5
65+ Years 784 11.5 0.4 10.6 12.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 128 12.5 1.3 10.0 15.0
Non-Hispanic 3229 16.2 0.3 15.5 16.8
RACE
White Only 2990 16.2 0.3 15.5 16.9
Black or AA only 120 14.5 1.8 11.1 18.0
Other Race Only 155 13.0 1.3 10.5 15.5
More than one race 89 21.4 2.7 16.1 26.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 281 19.0 1.3 16.4 21.6
High school graduate or G.E.D. 965 16.3 0.6 15.0 17.5
Some college 1101 17.0 0.6 15.9 18.2
College graduate 1008 12.6 0.4 11.8 13.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 543 32.0 1.6 28.8 35.1
$15,000 - $24,999 667 21.8 1.0 19.8 23.7
$25,000 - $34,999 388 16.9 1.0 14.9 19.0
$35,000 - $49,999 444 13.9 0.8 12.4 15.4
$50,000+ 889 11.0 0.4 10.2 11.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 1405 12.6 0.4 11.8 13.4
Out of work 284 26.4 1.8 22.9 29.9
Homemaker or Student 271 14.5 1.0 12.4 16.5
Retired 772 12.8 0.5 11.8 13.8
Unable to work 621 51.7 1.9 47.9 55.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 903 13.8 0.6 12.8 14.9
1-19 hours 153 12.5 1.2 10.1 14.9
20-39 hours 405 16.1 1.0 14.2 18.1
40+ hours 946 11.3 0.4 10.5 12.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1663 13.6 0.4 12.8 14.3
Divorced or seperated 841 27.4 1.1 25.3 29.5
Widowed 417 15.8 0.9 14.0 17.5
Never married 427 15.3 0.9 13.5 17.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1764 31.6 0.8 30.0 33.2
Living without a disability 1522 10.9 0.3 10.2 11.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 158 15.5 1.4 12.7 18.3
Rural 302 11.7 0.8 10.2 13.3
Densely-settled Rural 584 16.2 0.8 14.6 17.8
Semi-urban 564 18.5 0.9 16.8 20.2
Urban 1752 15.8 0.5 14.9 16.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2879 15.1 0.3 14.5 15.8
Uninsured 479 20.0 1.0 17.9 22.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 572 23.2 1.1 21.1 25.3
No diabetes 2785 15.1 0.3 14.4 15.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 577 32.3 1.5 29.4 35.2
No current asthma 2757 14.3 0.3 13.6 14.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1580 26.0 0.7 24.7 27.4
No arthritis 1746 12.7 0.4 12.0 13.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 1186 34.1 1.1 32.0 36.2
Excellent, very good or good health 2170 12.7 0.3 12.0 13.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 1102 55.1 1.5 52.1 58.2
<14 days mental health not good 2167 11.2 0.3 10.6 11.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 983 26.7 1.0 24.9 28.6
Non-smoker 2364 12.8 0.3 12.2 13.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 869 12.7 0.5 11.7 13.8
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 995 13.5 0.5 12.5 14.5
Obese (BMI>=30) 1303 22.0 0.7 20.6 23.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2115 14.4 0.4 13.6 15.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1192 20.3 0.7 18.9 21.7
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 366 12.9 0.9 11.2 14.5
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 877 14.3 0.6 13.1 15.4
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 210 14.1 1.2 11.8 16.5
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1753 18.6 0.5 17.6 19.6
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 366 12.9 0.9 11.2 14.5
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 2840 16.6 0.4 15.9 17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 393 16.2 0.9 14.4 18.0
Not served on active duty 2967 15.8 0.4 15.1 16.5

Numerator: Respondents who reported they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or other
health professional that they have a depressive disorder (including depression, major
depression, dysthymia, or minor depression.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.