Percentage of Adults Living with a Disability

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 6048 21.1 0.3 20.5 21.7
GENDER
Female 3735 22.3 0.4 21.4 23.1
Male 2313 20.0 0.5 19.1 20.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 112 8.0 0.8 6.4 9.5
25-34 years 296 11.8 0.7 10.4 13.2
35-44 years 444 15.0 0.7 13.5 16.4
45-54 years 910 23.0 0.8 21.5 24.6
55-64 years 1489 29.1 0.7 27.6 30.5
65+ years 2797 35.8 0.6 34.6 37.0
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 5879 22.3 0.3 21.7 23.0
Hispanic 150 10.1 0.9 8.3 11.9
RACE
White only 5392 21.8 0.3 21.2 22.5
Black or African American only 294 22.8 1.7 19.5 26.1
Other race only 183 13.0 1.1 10.7 15.2
More than one race 138 29.7 2.7 24.4 34.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 594 28.8 1.3 26.3 31.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 1842 22.1 0.6 21.0 23.3
Some college 1975 22.2 0.6 21.1 23.3
College graduate 1637 15.5 0.4 14.7 16.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1005 40.7 1.4 37.9 43.5
$15,000 to $24,999 1304 28.2 0.9 26.5 30.0
$25,000 to $34,999 736 22.5 0.9 20.6 24.4
$35,000 to $49,999 743 19.1 0.8 17.5 20.7
$50,000 or more 1379 13.5 0.4 12.7 14.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1721 12.0 0.3 11.4 12.7
Out of work 311 25.8 1.6 22.6 28.9
Homemaker/Student 330 13.2 0.9 11.5 14.9
Retired 2416 36.2 0.7 34.9 37.6
Unable to work 1249 87.9 1.3 85.3 90.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2457 29.4 0.7 28.1 30.7
1 to less than 20 hours 352 21.5 1.4 18.8 24.1
20 hours to less than 40 hours 478 14.2 0.8 12.7 15.7
40 plus hours 1098 10.7 0.4 9.9 11.4
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2781 18.9 0.4 18.1 19.6
Divorced/Separated 1397 33.8 1.0 31.9 35.7
Widowed 1238 40.9 1.1 38.8 43.1
Never married 616 13.2 0.7 11.9 14.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 365 25.5 1.5 22.6 28.4
Rural 641 22.9 1.0 21.0 24.9
Densely-settled rural 1007 21.5 0.8 20.0 23.0
Semi-Urban 1003 22.0 0.8 20.5 23.6
Urban 3032 20.1 0.4 19.2 20.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 560 16.7 0.8 15.1 18.3
Insured 5473 22.1 0.3 21.4 22.7
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 4692 18.6 0.3 18.0 19.2
Have diabetes 1345 44.6 1.2 42.4 46.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 5044 19.3 0.3 18.7 20.0
Current asthma 950 38.9 1.3 36.3 41.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 2350 12.3 0.3 11.7 12.9
Yes 3649 48.7 0.7 47.3 50.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 4764 17.8 0.3 17.2 18.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 1158 49.8 1.4 47.1 52.5
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 4661 19.1 0.3 18.5 19.7
Current smoker 1321 29.1 0.9 27.4 30.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1561 16.2 0.5 15.2 17.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1846 19.5 0.5 18.5 20.6
Obese, BMI>=30 2374 29.8 0.7 28.6 31.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 2406 32.2 0.7 30.8 33.6
Yes 3445 17.5 0.3 16.8 18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 5066 19.9 0.3 19.2 20.5
Served on active duty 979 30.4 1.0 28.5 32.4

Numerator: Respondents who were limited in any activities because of physical, mental,
or emotional problems or who had a health problem that required 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.