Percentage of Adults Who are Not At All Confident or a Little
Confident to do All the Things Necessary to Manage Their
Chronic Health Condition(s) on a Regular Basis

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 235 7.8 0.7 6.5 9.1
GENDER
Female 149 8.0 0.8 6.4 9.7
Male 86 7.5 1.1 5.5 9.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 7 5.9 2.4 1.2 10.5
25-34 years 18 8.3 2.1 4.2 12.5
35-44 years 23 10.6 2.3 6.0 15.2
45-54 years 44 10.0 2.0 6.2 13.9
55-64 years 60 8.5 1.4 5.7 11.2
65+ years 83 5.0 0.6 3.8 6.3
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 226 7.7 0.7 6.4 9.1
Hispanic 9 8.7 3.3 2.1 15.2
RACE
White only 192 7.3 0.7 6.0 8.5
Black or African American only 26 11.8 3.2 5.5 18.1
Other race only 12 11.6 4.4 3.0 20.2
More than one race 5 7.5 4.3 0.0 16.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 48 19.6 3.4 13.0 26.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 90 8.8 1.1 6.6 11.0
Some college 63 5.8 0.9 3.9 7.6
College graduate 34 3.0 0.6 1.7 4.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 58 16.3 2.6 11.1 21.5
$15,000 to $24,999 51 7.5 1.3 4.9 10.1
$25,000 to $34,999 25 8.0 2.0 4.0 12.0
$35,000 to $49,999 24 6.3 1.7 3.0 9.6
$50,000 or more 33 2.9 0.6 1.8 4.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 65 6.1 1.0 4.2 8.0
Out of work 15 13.6 3.8 6.3 21.0
Homemaker/Student 14 7.3 2.4 2.6 12.0
Retired 75 5.4 0.7 3.9 6.8
Unable to work 66 18.7 2.8 13.3 24.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 83 6.5 0.9 4.7 8.4
1 to less than 20 hours 11 4.8 1.9 1.2 8.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 25 11.2 2.8 5.8 16.6
40 plus hours 32 3.5 0.8 2.0 5.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 101 6.2 0.7 4.7 7.6
Divorced/Separated 67 13.7 2.3 9.2 18.2
Widowed 41 7.1 1.4 4.3 9.9
Never married 26 8.2 1.9 4.5 11.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 69 4.6 0.7 3.2 6.0
Living with a disability 165 13.2 1.3 10.7 15.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 8 2.6 1.0 0.7 4.5
Rural 17 8.1 2.3 3.6 12.7
Densely-settled rural 38 7.8 1.5 4.8 10.8
Semi-Urban 49 12.8 2.2 8.4 17.1
Urban 123 6.5 0.8 5.0 8.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 46 16.8 2.7 11.5 22.1
Insured 189 6.1 0.6 4.9 7.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 177 7.5 0.7 6.1 9.0
Have diabetes 57 9.1 1.5 6.2 11.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 187 7.2 0.7 5.8 8.6
Current asthma 45 11.0 1.9 7.2 14.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 93 6.8 0.9 4.9 8.6
Have arthritis 141 9.1 1.0 7.2 10.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 141 5.1 0.6 3.9 6.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 88 21.5 2.6 16.5 26.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 165 6.0 0.6 4.8 7.1
Current smoker 70 13.8 2.0 9.8 17.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 57 6.1 1.2 3.7 8.4
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 65 7.7 1.2 5.4 10.1
Obese, BMI>=30 97 8.4 1.1 6.3 10.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 113 11.6 1.4 8.9 14.4
Participates in leisure time physical activity 122 6.3 0.7 4.8 7.8
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 202 7.9 0.7 6.5 9.4
Served on active duty 33 7.0 1.5 4.0 9.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting they not at all confident or a little confident to do
all the things necessary to manage their Chronic Health Condition(s) on a regular basis.
 
Denominator: All respondents who have a chronic health condition, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split A
 
Chronic health condition(s) included in this question: Heart attack, angina, stroke, asthma, skin cancer,
other types of cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,emphysema, chronic bronchitis,
arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, fibromyalgia, depression, kidney disease,
trouble seeing even when wearing glasses or contact lenses, or diabetes.