Percentage of Adults Who are EVER Diagnosed with a Depressive Disorder

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1934 16.5 0.5 15.6 17.4
GENDER
Female 1367 20.3 0.6 19.1 21.6
Male 567 12.5 0.6 11.2 13.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 97 15.7 1.6 12.6 18.9
25-34 years 219 18.6 1.3 16.0 21.3
35-44 years 248 16.9 1.2 14.6 19.3
45-54 years 407 18.9 1.1 16.9 21.0
55-64 years 503 18.0 0.9 16.2 19.9
65+ years 460 11.0 0.6 9.9 12.1
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 1860 16.8 0.5 15.9 17.7
Hispanic 68 13.4 1.9 9.6 17.2
RACE
White only 1716 16.6 0.5 15.7 17.6
Black or African American only 93 17.6 2.4 12.8 22.3
Other race only 73 12.5 1.9 8.8 16.2
More than one race 45 28.2 4.7 18.9 37.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 164 20.2 1.9 16.4 23.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 545 16.8 0.9 15.1 18.5
Some college 633 18.2 0.8 16.5 19.8
College graduate 592 12.6 0.6 11.4 13.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 349 36.5 2.3 32.1 41.0
$15,000 to $24,999 386 20.6 1.3 18.0 23.2
$25,000 to $34,999 204 15.9 1.4 13.2 18.6
$35,000 to $49,999 237 14.1 1.1 11.9 16.3
$50,000 or more 554 12.0 0.6 10.8 13.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 824 13.6 0.6 12.5 14.7
Out of work 140 25.2 2.4 20.4 30.0
Homemaker/Student 150 15.5 1.5 12.6 18.4
Retired 434 11.8 0.6 10.6 13.1
Unable to work 385 54.1 2.6 48.9 59.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 501 12.6 0.7 11.2 13.9
1 to less than 20 hours 105 16.6 2.1 12.5 20.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 227 16.7 1.3 14.1 19.2
40 plus hours 547 12.7 0.6 11.4 14.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 929 13.7 0.5 12.7 14.7
Divorced/Separated 468 28.1 1.5 25.2 31.1
Widowed 255 17.2 1.3 14.7 19.6
Never married 274 17.3 1.2 14.9 19.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 957 11.8 0.5 10.9 12.7
Have a disability 961 33.0 1.2 30.7 35.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 96 14.7 1.8 11.2 18.1
Rural 175 14.3 1.3 11.7 16.9
Densely-settled rural 314 16.5 1.1 14.2 18.7
Semi-Urban 331 20.0 1.2 17.6 22.5
Urban 1018 16.1 0.6 14.9 17.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 300 22.0 1.5 19.1 24.9
Insured 1632 15.4 0.5 14.5 16.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1582 15.6 0.5 14.6 16.5
Have diabetes 351 25.4 1.6 22.3 28.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1628 15.2 0.5 14.3 16.1
Current Asthma 295 30.8 1.9 27.0 34.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 977 13.1 0.5 12.1 14.1
Have arthritis 946 27.0 1.0 25.2 28.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1275 12.0 0.4 11.1 12.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 606 55.1 2.1 51.0 59.1
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1382 13.3 0.4 12.4 14.1
Current smoker 542 30.2 1.4 27.5 33.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 511 14.2 0.8 12.7 15.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 595 15.2 0.8 13.7 16.7
Obese, BMI>=30 735 20.8 0.9 19.0 22.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 613 21.6 1.1 19.5 23.8
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1319 15.0 0.5 14.0 15.9
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1712 16.6 0.5 15.6 17.5
Served on active duty 221 16.0 1.2 13.6 18.4

Numerator: Respondents who reported they had been told by a doctor, nurse, or other
health professional that they have a depressive disorder (including depression, major
depression, dysthymia, or minor depression.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.