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 5417 19.1 0.3 18.5 19.7
GENDER
Female 3378 20.4 0.4 19.6 21.2
Male 2039 17.8 0.4 16.9 18.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 105 7.5 0.8 6.0 8.9
25-34 years 284 11.2 0.7 9.9 12.6
35-44 years 422 14.2 0.7 12.7 15.6
45-54 years 839 21.0 0.8 19.5 22.5
55-64 years 1399 27.2 0.7 25.8 28.6
65+ years 2368 30.1 0.6 29.0 31.3
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 5263 20.2 0.3 19.6 20.8
Hispanic 137 9.3 0.9 7.6 11.1
RACE
White only 4837 19.7 0.3 19.1 20.4
Black or African American only 245 19.5 1.6 16.4 22.5
Other race only 170 12.3 1.1 10.1 14.5
More than one race 128 28.0 2.6 22.8 33.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 508 25.2 1.2 22.8 27.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 1624 19.9 0.6 18.8 21.0
Some college 1815 20.6 0.6 19.5 21.7
College graduate 1470 13.9 0.4 13.1 14.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 922 38.0 1.4 35.2 40.8
$15,000 to $24,999 1150 25.4 0.9 23.7 27.1
$25,000 to $34,999 669 20.5 0.9 18.7 22.3
$35,000 to $49,999 686 17.9 0.8 16.4 19.5
$50,000 or more 1233 12.0 0.4 11.2 12.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1563 10.9 0.3 10.3 11.6
Out of work 297 24.4 1.6 21.4 27.4
Homemaker/Student 300 12.2 0.8 10.6 13.8
Retired 2039 30.5 0.7 29.2 31.8
Unable to work 1198 84.5 1.4 81.7 87.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2087 25.1 0.6 23.9 26.3
1 to less than 20 hours 319 19.8 1.3 17.2 22.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 434 13.0 0.7 11.6 14.4
40 plus hours 988 9.6 0.3 8.9 10.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2530 17.1 0.4 16.4 17.9
Divorced/Separated 1284 31.6 1.0 29.7 33.5
Widowed 1014 33.3 1.0 31.3 35.3
Never married 573 12.3 0.6 11.0 13.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 322 23.0 1.4 20.2 25.7
Rural 573 20.6 1.0 18.8 22.5
Densely-settled rural 903 19.2 0.7 17.8 20.7
Semi-Urban 901 20.2 0.8 18.7 21.7
Urban 2718 18.2 0.4 17.4 19.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 526 15.8 0.8 14.3 17.4
Insured 4878 19.8 0.3 19.2 20.5
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 4194 16.8 0.3 16.2 17.4
Have diabetes 1213 40.8 1.1 38.5 43.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 4482 17.4 0.3 16.8 18.0
Current asthma 885 36.4 1.3 33.9 39.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 2062 11.0 0.3 10.5 11.6
Yes 3310 44.5 0.7 43.1 45.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 4193 15.8 0.3 15.3 16.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 1107 47.8 1.4 45.1 50.5
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 4118 17.1 0.3 16.5 17.7
Current smoker 1244 27.2 0.8 25.6 28.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1399 14.8 0.5 13.9 15.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1647 17.6 0.5 16.6 18.6
Obese, BMI>=30 2136 26.9 0.6 25.7 28.2
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 2190 29.5 0.7 28.2 30.9
Yes 3057 15.7 0.3 15.0 16.3
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 4560 18.1 0.3 17.4 18.7
Served on active duty 855 26.9 1.0 25.0 28.8

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