Percentage of Adults Who Reported Their Physical 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 2519 10.5 0.3 10.0 11.0
GENDER
Male 890 9.2 0.4 8.5 10.0
Female 1629 11.7 0.4 11.0 12.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 50 5.6 0.9 3.8 7.3
25-34 Years 110 5.4 0.6 4.2 6.5
35-44 Years 195 8.7 0.7 7.3 10.0
45-54 Years 466 11.8 0.6 10.6 12.9
55-64 Years 680 15.1 0.6 13.8 16.3
65+ Years 1018 16.0 0.5 14.9 17.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 121 10.5 1.1 8.3 12.6
Non-Hispanic 2391 10.5 0.3 10.0 11.0
RACE
White Only 2161 10.2 0.3 9.6 10.7
Black or AA only 139 14.3 1.7 11.0 17.6
Other Race Only 134 10.3 1.1 8.2 12.3
More than one race 70 16.2 2.4 11.6 20.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 304 18.4 1.3 15.9 20.9
High school graduate or G.E.D. 911 12.6 0.5 11.6 13.7
Some college 741 9.5 0.4 8.7 10.3
College graduate 562 6.2 0.3 5.6 6.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 503 25.0 1.4 22.2 27.8
$15,000 - $24,999 583 15.5 0.8 13.9 17.0
$25,000 - $34,999 323 11.8 0.8 10.2 13.3
$35,000 - $49,999 261 8.0 0.6 6.8 9.2
$50,000+ 465 5.8 0.3 5.1 6.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 593 5.2 0.3 4.7 5.8
Out of work 161 15.1 1.5 12.1 18.0
Homemaker or Student 142 6.6 0.7 5.2 8.0
Retired 900 15.3 0.5 14.2 16.3
Unable to work 719 60.0 2.0 56.0 63.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 974 13.3 0.5 12.3 14.3
1-19 hours 93 7.9 1.2 5.7 10.2
20-39 hours 163 6.5 0.7 5.1 7.8
40+ hours 377 4.4 0.3 3.9 5.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 1215 9.5 0.3 8.9 10.1
Divorced or seperated 582 17.3 0.9 15.6 19.0
Widowed 496 17.5 0.9 15.8 19.2
Never married 217 7.0 0.7 5.7 8.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1929 32.5 0.8 30.9 34.1
Living without a disability 518 3.5 0.2 3.1 4.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 129 9.4 1.0 7.4 11.4
Rural 250 9.6 0.7 8.2 11.0
Densely-settled Rural 500 11.9 0.7 10.6 13.2
Semi-urban 369 10.2 0.6 8.9 11.4
Urban 1271 10.4 0.4 9.7 11.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2225 10.4 0.3 9.8 10.9
Uninsured 291 11.3 0.8 9.7 12.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 648 26.0 1.1 23.8 28.2
No diabetes 1865 8.9 0.3 8.4 9.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 461 22.0 1.2 19.5 24.4
No current asthma 2035 9.4 0.3 8.8 9.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1534 24.4 0.7 23.1 25.7
No arthritis 960 6.3 0.3 5.8 6.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 1708 47.4 1.1 45.1 49.6
Excellent, very good or good health 795 4.2 0.2 3.8 4.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 768 33.9 1.4 31.2 36.6
<14 days mental health not good 1694 7.7 0.2 7.3 8.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 675 15.8 0.7 14.3 17.2
Non-smoker 1831 9.0 0.3 8.5 9.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 675 8.6 0.4 7.7 9.5
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 759 9.2 0.4 8.4 10.0
Obese (BMI>=30) 950 14.4 0.6 13.3 15.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1240 7.6 0.3 7.1 8.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1223 18.5 0.7 17.2 19.7
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 203 6.3 0.6 5.0 7.5
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 507 7.3 0.4 6.5 8.1
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 165 8.3 0.8 6.8 9.9
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1509 14.7 0.5 13.7 15.6
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 203 6.3 0.6 5.0 7.5
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 2181 11.4 0.3 10.8 12.0
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 408 14.4 0.8 12.9 16.0
Not served on active duty 2111 10.0 0.3 9.4 10.5

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