Percentage of Adults Living with a Disability

Subpopulation Un weighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3196 22.1 0.5 21.1 23.0
GENDER
Female 1991 23.1 0.6 21.8 24.3
Male 1205 21.1 0.7 19.6 22.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 62 10.3 1.4 7.6 13.0
25-34 years 148 13.4 1.2 11.0 15.7
35-44 years 228 16.4 1.3 14.0 18.9
45-54 years 455 22.5 1.2 20.2 24.8
55-64 years 781 29.0 1.1 26.8 31.1
65+ years 1522 37.3 0.9 35.5 39.0
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 3110 22.8 0.5 21.8 23.7
Hispanic 77 15.2 2.2 10.9 19.6
RACE
White only 2837 22.3 0.5 21.3 23.2
Black or African American only 175 24.3 2.6 19.3 29.3
Other race only 114 17.6 2.2 13.3 21.9
More than one race 58 28.3 4.4 19.6 37.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 273 26.4 2.1 22.2 30.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 1020 26.1 1.0 24.2 28.0
Some college 999 22.6 0.8 21.0 24.3
College graduate 904 15.4 0.6 14.3 16.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 515 42.8 2.3 38.3 47.4
$15,000 to $24,999 731 30.7 1.5 27.8 33.6
$25,000 to $34,999 364 22.5 1.4 19.8 25.3
$35,000 to $49,999 397 19.7 1.2 17.4 22.0
$50,000 or more 740 13.9 0.6 12.7 15.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 865 12.4 0.5 11.4 13.4
Out of work 142 25.6 2.6 20.5 30.7
Homemaker/Student 175 12.7 1.2 10.3 15.0
Retired 1367 37.3 1.0 35.4 39.2
Unable to work 640 90.4 1.7 87.1 93.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1386 29.4 0.9 27.6 31.1
1 to less than 20 hours 185 21.2 2.0 17.4 25.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 248 15.0 1.2 12.6 17.3
40 plus hours 536 10.8 0.6 9.7 12.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1582 20.3 0.6 19.1 21.4
Divorced/Separated 638 32.3 1.5 29.3 35.2
Widowed 667 41.0 1.6 37.9 44.1
Never married 299 14.8 1.1 12.6 17.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 184 22.5 1.9 18.8 26.2
Rural 340 22.9 1.4 20.1 25.6
Densely-settled rural 575 25.5 1.3 22.8 28.1
Semi-Urban 462 21.9 1.2 19.6 24.2
Urban 1635 20.9 0.7 19.6 22.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 309 20.5 1.5 17.5 23.4
Insured 2881 22.5 0.5 21.5 23.4
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 2451 19.6 0.5 18.6 20.5
Have diabetes 741 46.4 1.7 43.0 49.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 2686 20.1 0.5 19.1 21.0
Current asthma 481 42.7 2.1 38.6 46.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 1177 13.0 0.5 12.0 14.0
Have arthritis 1999 50.7 1.0 48.6 52.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 2534 18.7 0.5 17.7 19.6
14+ days mental health NOT good 594 51.2 2.1 47.2 55.3
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 2546 20.3 0.5 19.3 21.3
Current smoker 633 29.3 1.3 26.7 31.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 847 16.8 0.7 15.4 18.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 958 20.1 0.8 18.5 21.7
Obese, BMI>=30 1241 30.6 1.0 28.6 32.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1269 37.5 1.3 35.0 39.9
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1924 17.5 0.5 16.6 18.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 2640 20.5 0.5 19.5 21.5
Served on active duty 555 34.7 1.5 31.8 37.7

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any
activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems or
who reported having a health problem that requires them to use special
equipment such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone (living with a disability).
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.