Percentage of Adults Who Reported Their Mental Health
Was Not Good on 14 or More Days in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1937 10.2 0.3 9.6 10.8
GENDER
Male 577 7.7 0.4 6.9 8.4
Female 1360 12.7 0.4 11.9 13.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 114 12.2 1.2 9.8 14.5
25-34 Years 228 12.3 0.9 10.6 14.0
35-44 Years 256 10.6 0.7 9.2 12.0
45-54 Years 458 10.7 0.6 9.6 11.7
55-64 Years 503 10.4 0.5 9.4 11.4
65+ Years 378 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 81 8.3 1.1 6.1 10.5
Non-Hispanic 1854 10.4 0.3 9.8 11.0
RACE
White Only 1651 10.0 0.3 9.4 10.6
Black or AA only 108 13.1 1.7 9.8 16.5
Other Race Only 110 10.3 1.2 7.9 12.6
More than one race 62 15.2 2.3 10.7 19.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 200 16.0 1.3 13.4 18.6
High school graduate or G.E.D. 640 11.2 0.5 10.1 12.2
Some college 660 11.1 0.5 10.0 12.1
College graduate 434 5.7 0.3 5.1 6.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 408 26.8 1.6 23.7 29.9
$15,000 - $24,999 416 14.6 0.9 12.9 16.3
$25,000 - $34,999 233 11.5 0.9 9.7 13.3
$35,000 - $49,999 230 8.4 0.7 7.1 9.8
$50,000+ 412 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 758 7.9 0.4 7.2 8.6
Out of work 227 21.9 1.7 18.6 25.2
Homemaker or Student 146 8.5 0.8 6.9 10.2
Retired 348 5.9 0.4 5.2 6.6
Unable to work 453 39.3 1.9 35.6 43.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 448 7.4 0.4 6.5 8.2
1-19 hours 70 8.2 1.4 5.5 11.0
20-39 hours 186 8.8 0.8 7.2 10.4
40+ hours 519 7.1 0.4 6.4 7.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 894 7.8 0.3 7.2 8.4
Divorced or seperated 510 17.9 1.0 16.0 19.8
Widowed 233 9.4 0.7 7.9 10.8
Never married 292 12.6 0.9 10.8 14.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1093 21.6 0.8 20.1 23.1
Living without a disability 793 6.5 0.3 5.9 7.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 87 8.8 1.3 6.3 11.4
Rural 160 7.1 0.7 5.8 8.4
Densely-settled Rural 355 11.1 0.8 9.6 12.5
Semi-urban 324 11.6 0.8 10.1 13.1
Urban 1011 10.3 0.4 9.5 11.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1560 9.1 0.3 8.5 9.6
Uninsured 374 16.3 1.0 14.4 18.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 344 14.4 0.9 12.6 16.2
No diabetes 1589 9.8 0.3 9.1 10.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 329 20.9 1.4 18.2 23.6
No current asthma 1590 9.1 0.3 8.6 9.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 849 14.9 0.6 13.7 16.1
No arthritis 1060 8.7 0.3 8.0 9.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 890 27.2 1.0 25.2 29.1
Excellent, very good or good health 1043 7.3 0.3 6.7 7.8
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 715 20.2 0.9 18.4 21.9
Non-smoker 1215 7.5 0.3 6.9 8.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 543 8.7 0.5 7.8 9.6
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 561 8.8 0.5 7.8 9.7
Obese (BMI>=30) 717 13.3 0.6 12.2 14.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1134 9.1 0.3 8.4 9.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 763 13.3 0.6 12.2 14.5
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 184 7.1 0.7 5.7 8.6
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 487 9.0 0.5 8.0 10.0
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 110 7.6 0.9 5.8 9.4
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1051 12.4 0.5 11.5 13.3
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 184 7.1 0.7 5.7 8.6
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1648 10.7 0.3 10.1 11.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 221 9.7 0.8 8.2 11.2
Not served on active duty 1716 10.3 0.3 9.7 10.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.