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 3614 15.0 0.3 14.4 15.6
GENDER
Male 1324 14.3 0.5 13.3 15.2
Female 2290 15.7 0.4 14.9 16.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 57 5.8 0.8 4.2 7.5
25-34 Years 180 10.0 0.8 8.4 11.5
35-44 Years 250 11.8 0.9 10.1 13.5
45-54 Years 611 15.7 0.7 14.4 17.1
55-64 Years 871 19.6 0.7 18.2 20.9
65+ Years 1645 25.4 0.6 24.2 26.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 208 20.4 1.6 17.3 23.5
Non-Hispanic 3398 14.5 0.3 13.9 15.2
RACE
White Only 3062 13.8 0.3 13.3 14.4
Black or AA only 219 21.6 1.9 17.9 25.4
Other Race Only 235 21.1 1.6 18.0 24.3
More than one race 86 21.6 2.9 15.9 27.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 559 32.2 1.6 29.1 35.2
High school graduate or G.E.D. 1359 18.0 0.6 16.9 19.2
Some college 1055 13.2 0.5 12.2 14.2
College graduate 635 6.7 0.3 6.0 7.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 704 34.0 1.6 30.9 37.1
$15,000 - $24,999 923 26.1 1.0 24.1 28.1
$25,000 - $34,999 464 16.9 1.0 15.1 18.8
$35,000 - $49,999 384 11.9 0.8 10.5 13.4
$50,000+ 536 6.6 0.3 5.9 7.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 872 8.2 0.3 7.6 8.9
Out of work 239 20.4 1.6 17.3 23.6
Homemaker or Student 216 9.7 0.8 8.1 11.4
Retired 1443 24.2 0.7 22.9 25.5
Unable to work 835 67.9 1.8 64.3 71.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1556 21.1 0.6 19.8 22.3
1-19 hours 132 9.9 1.0 7.9 12.0
20-39 hours 237 9.4 0.8 7.8 10.9
40+ hours 559 7.3 0.4 6.5 8.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1635 13.0 0.4 12.2 13.7
Divorced or seperated 835 25.2 1.0 23.2 27.2
Widowed 795 27.2 1.0 25.2 29.2
Never married 337 10.5 0.8 9.0 12.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 2505 39.8 0.8 38.2 41.4
Living without a disability 992 6.9 0.3 6.4 7.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 224 17.1 1.4 14.4 19.7
Rural 405 14.8 0.9 13.0 16.6
Densely-settled Rural 722 17.0 0.8 15.4 18.6
Semi-urban 585 16.0 0.8 14.5 17.5
Urban 1678 14.0 0.4 13.1 14.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3096 13.9 0.3 13.3 14.5
Uninsured 509 20.6 1.1 18.5 22.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 1077 43.4 1.2 41.0 45.8
No diabetes 2531 12.0 0.3 11.4 12.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 603 28.0 1.3 25.3 30.6
No current asthma 2982 13.7 0.3 13.1 14.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 2095 32.1 0.7 30.6 33.5
No arthritis 1483 9.8 0.3 9.2 10.5
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 890 39.5 1.4 36.6 42.3
<14 days mental health not good 2633 12.1 0.3 11.5 12.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 921 21.7 0.8 20.0 23.3
Non-smoker 2674 13.1 0.3 12.5 13.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 941 11.1 0.5 10.1 12.1
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 1014 12.1 0.5 11.2 13.1
Obese (BMI>=30) 1450 23.1 0.7 21.7 24.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1750 10.7 0.3 10.1 11.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1770 26.7 0.8 25.2 28.2
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 230 6.8 0.6 5.5 8.0
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 740 10.9 0.5 9.9 11.9
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 202 10.6 1.0 8.7 12.5
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 2224 21.5 0.6 20.4 22.6
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 230 6.8 0.6 5.5 8.0
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 3166 16.6 0.4 15.9 17.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 608 21.2 0.9 19.4 23.0
Not served on active duty 3006 14.2 0.3 13.6 14.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting that in general their health is fair or poor.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.