Percentage of Adults Who Reported Their Poor Physical or Mental Health
Kept Them From Doing Their Usual Activities, such as Self-care, Work, or Recreation

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3985 39.5 0.7 38.2 40.8
GENDER
Male 1381 38.6 1.1 36.5 40.7
Female 2604 40.2 0.8 38.6 41.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 Years 169 33.4 2.3 28.8 38.0
25-34 Years 384 35.7 1.7 32.3 39.0
35-44 Years 506 40.7 1.6 37.6 43.9
45-54 Years 846 44.4 1.3 41.8 46.9
55-64 Years 1017 44.6 1.2 42.2 47.0
65+ Years 1063 38.2 1.1 36.1 40.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 165 37.0 2.9 31.4 42.7
Non-Hispanic 3816 39.8 0.7 38.4 41.1
RACE
White Only 3499 39.3 0.7 38.0 40.7
Black or AA only 181 44.0 3.6 37.0 50.9
Other Race Only 192 36.9 2.9 31.3 42.5
More than one race 97 45.9 4.6 36.8 55.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 341 49.0 2.5 44.1 53.8
High school graduate or G.E.D. 1121 36.7 1.2 34.4 39.0
Some college 1248 39.8 1.1 37.6 42.0
College graduate 1273 38.0 1.0 36.0 40.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 609 57.0 2.1 52.9 61.2
$15,000 - $24,999 750 44.8 1.7 41.5 48.1
$25,000 - $34,999 479 38.9 1.9 35.3 42.6
$35,000 - $49,999 496 34.9 1.7 31.7 38.2
$50,000+ 1147 34.3 1.0 32.3 36.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 1545 32.2 0.9 30.5 33.9
Out of work 296 46.6 2.6 41.4 51.7
Homemaker or Student 326 36.7 2.1 32.5 40.9
Retired 1030 40.8 1.1 38.6 43.0
Unable to work 780 78.8 1.8 75.2 82.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1203 40.0 1.2 37.7 42.4
1-19 hours 189 39.6 3.2 33.3 45.9
20-39 hours 396 37.2 2.0 33.4 41.0
40+ hours 1067 29.8 1.0 28.0 31.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 2111 38.4 0.8 36.8 39.9
Divorced or seperated 837 47.5 1.6 44.4 50.6
Widowed 521 40.0 1.6 36.8 43.2
Never married 502 37.1 1.8 33.6 40.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 2348 58.9 1.0 56.9 60.9
Living without a disability 1544 29.0 0.8 27.4 30.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 173 36.0 2.9 30.4 41.6
Rural 365 35.8 1.9 32.0 39.6
Densely-settled Rural 728 40.5 1.6 37.3 43.6
Semi-urban 613 40.6 1.6 37.5 43.8
Urban 2106 39.8 0.9 38.0 41.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3461 39.2 0.7 37.8 40.5
Uninsured 518 41.1 1.8 37.6 44.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 760 53.2 1.6 50.0 56.4
No diabetes 3216 37.7 0.7 36.4 39.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 625 51.5 2.0 47.7 55.4
No current asthma 3333 37.9 0.7 36.5 39.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1911 51.7 1.0 49.7 53.7
No arthritis 2037 34.5 0.8 32.9 36.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 1660 60.0 1.3 57.5 62.5
Excellent, very good or good health 2319 33.1 0.7 31.6 34.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1008 45.1 1.4 42.4 47.9
Non-smoker 2963 37.5 0.7 36.1 39.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 1117 36.3 1.2 34.0 38.6
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 1213 38.0 1.1 35.8 40.2
Obese (BMI>=30) 1471 45.0 1.1 42.8 47.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 2422 37.0 0.8 35.4 38.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1492 46.5 1.2 44.1 48.8
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 443 35.5 1.9 31.8 39.2
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 995 37.3 1.2 34.9 39.7
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 282 40.0 2.5 35.2 44.9
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 2089 42.5 0.9 40.6 44.3
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 443 35.5 1.9 31.8 39.2
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 3366 40.5 0.7 39.1 41.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 514 42.9 1.8 39.4 46.4
Not served on active duty 3471 39.1 0.7 37.8 40.5

Numerator: Respondents reporting one or more days in the past 30 days when their poor physical or mental
health kept them from doing their usual activities, such as self-care, work, or recreation
Denominator: Among respondents with at least one day in the past 30 days when their physical
or mental health was not good, excluding unknowns and refusals.