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 2219 39.0 0.9 37.3 40.7
GENDER
Female 1416 39.2 1.1 37.1 41.4
Male 803 38.7 1.4 35.9 41.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 98 29.0 2.8 23.6 34.4
25-34 years 222 36.1 2.3 31.6 40.6
35-44 years 275 39.9 2.3 35.4 44.3
45-54 years 446 44.3 2.0 40.5 48.2
55-64 years 539 45.5 1.8 41.9 49.0
65+ years 639 39.3 1.4 36.6 42.1
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 2131 39.5 0.9 37.8 41.2
Hispanic 81 33.9 4.0 26.1 41.8
RACE
White only 1928 38.5 0.9 36.7 40.2
Black or African American only 132 49.4 4.5 40.5 58.3
Other race only 100 36.0 3.9 28.4 43.7
More than one race 50 43.2 6.2 31.1 55.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 191 42.1 3.3 35.5 48.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 651 40.6 1.7 37.3 43.8
Some college 697 39.6 1.5 36.6 42.6
College graduate 680 34.7 1.3 32.1 37.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 53.2 2.9 47.4 58.9
$15,000 to $24,999 473 45.4 2.2 41.0 49.7
$25,000 to $34,999 231 38.7 2.7 33.4 43.9
$35,000 to $49,999 282 36.4 2.2 32.1 40.8
$50,000 or more 650 34.7 1.4 32.0 37.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 875 32.9 1.2 30.6 35.2
Out of work 149 47.0 3.9 39.4 54.6
Homemaker/Student 156 29.0 2.6 23.9 34.2
Retired 608 42.4 1.5 39.4 45.4
Unable to work 428 75.6 2.6 70.4 80.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 672 38.6 1.6 35.4 41.8
1 to less than 20 hours 111 28.5 3.3 22.1 34.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 241 35.9 2.4 31.2 40.6
40 plus hours 582 31.9 1.4 29.2 34.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1199 39.1 1.1 36.9 41.3
Divorced/Separated 444 46.8 2.2 42.5 51.2
Widowed 286 39.7 2.3 35.1 44.2
Never married 281 34.1 2.2 29.8 38.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 912 27.9 1.0 25.8 29.9
Have a disability 1294 61.3 1.4 58.6 64.1
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 93 34.1 3.6 27.0 41.1
Rural 204 38.2 2.6 33.0 43.4
Densely-settled rural 380 40.3 2.2 36.0 44.7
Semi-Urban 298 37.6 2.2 33.3 41.9
Urban 1244 39.4 1.2 37.1 41.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 294 41.3 2.5 36.4 46.2
Insured 1919 38.5 0.9 36.7 40.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 1788 37.3 0.9 35.5 39.2
Have diabetes 426 50.7 2.3 46.3 55.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 1857 37.0 0.9 35.2 38.8
Current Asthma 342 52.6 2.6 47.6 57.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 1087 33.6 1.1 31.5 35.8
Have arthritis 1127 51.5 1.4 48.8 54.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 1594 34.7 1.0 32.8 36.6
14+ days mental health NOT good 586 55.6 2.0 51.6 59.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 1688 36.0 1.0 34.1 37.9
Current smoker 513 48.6 2.0 44.7 52.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 614 33.7 1.6 30.6 36.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 700 41.7 1.6 38.6 44.8
Obese, BMI>=30 815 42.5 1.5 39.4 45.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 752 46.1 1.8 42.7 49.6
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1465 36.5 1.0 34.5 38.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 1941 38.4 0.9 36.5 40.2
Served on active duty 277 44.4 2.4 39.6 49.2

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.