Percentage of Adults Who Reported Activity Limitations
Due to Physical, Mental, or Emotional Problems

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2907 20.3 0.5 19.4 21.3
GENDER
Female 1809 21.3 0.6 20.1 22.5
Male 1098 19.3 0.7 17.9 20.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 59 9.7 1.3 7.1 12.2
25-34 years 139 12.5 1.2 10.2 14.8
35-44 years 221 15.8 1.2 13.3 18.2
45-54 years 434 21.4 1.2 19.1 23.7
55-64 years 730 26.9 1.1 24.8 29.0
65+ years 1324 32.6 0.9 30.9 34.3
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 2825 20.9 0.5 20.0 21.8
Hispanic 74 14.8 2.2 10.4 19.1
RACE
White only 2579 20.4 0.5 19.4 21.3
Black or African American only 150 22.0 2.5 17.1 26.9
Other race only 110 17.1 2.2 12.8 21.3
More than one race 57 27.9 4.4 19.2 36.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 242 24.6 2.1 20.5 28.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 919 24.2 0.9 22.3 26.1
Some college 910 20.6 0.8 19.0 22.2
College graduate 836 14.2 0.6 13.1 15.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 475 40.5 2.3 36.0 45.0
$15,000 to $24,999 665 28.6 1.4 25.8 31.4
$25,000 to $34,999 332 20.9 1.4 18.2 23.7
$35,000 to $49,999 366 18.3 1.1 16.1 20.6
$50,000 or more 673 12.5 0.6 11.3 13.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 805 11.4 0.5 10.4 12.4
Out of work 136 24.1 2.6 19.1 29.1
Homemaker/Student 158 11.3 1.1 9.1 13.5
Retired 1183 32.5 0.9 30.7 34.3
Unable to work 620 88.6 1.8 85.2 92.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1204 25.8 0.9 24.1 27.5
1 to less than 20 hours 168 19.4 1.9 15.7 23.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 233 13.7 1.2 11.5 16.0
40 plus hours 493 9.9 0.6 8.8 11.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1457 18.7 0.6 17.6 19.8
Divorced/Separated 596 30.3 1.5 27.4 33.2
Widowed 568 35.5 1.5 32.5 38.6
Never married 276 13.8 1.1 11.6 15.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 163 20.6 1.8 17.0 24.2
Rural 300 20.8 1.4 18.2 23.5
Densely-settled rural 530 23.9 1.3 21.3 26.5
Semi-Urban 428 20.3 1.2 18.0 22.5
Urban 1486 19.1 0.6 17.8 20.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 296 19.7 1.5 16.9 22.6
Insured 2607 20.5 0.5 19.5 21.4
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 2234 18.0 0.5 17.1 18.9
Have diabetes 670 42.8 1.7 39.5 46.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 2422 18.4 0.5 17.5 19.3
Current Asthma 457 40.3 2.1 36.3 44.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 1045 11.7 0.5 10.7 12.6
Have arthritis 1846 47.6 1.0 45.6 49.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 2273 16.9 0.5 16.0 17.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 573 49.6 2.0 45.6 53.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 2284 18.4 0.5 17.5 19.4
Current smoker 607 28.1 1.3 25.5 30.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 771 15.6 0.7 14.2 17.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 869 18.6 0.8 17.1 20.2
Obese, BMI>=30 1136 28.0 1.0 26.1 30.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1156 34.6 1.2 32.2 37.0
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1748 16.1 0.5 15.2 17.0
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 2411 19.0 0.5 18.0 19.9
Served on active duty 495 31.1 1.5 28.2 33.9

Numerator: Respondents who reported they were limited in any activities
because of physical, mental, or emotional problems.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.