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 4563 39.3 0.6 38.1 40.4
GENDER
Female 2896 39.5 0.7 38.0 40.9
Male 1667 39.0 0.9 37.2 40.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 255 33.9 1.9 30.2 37.6
25-34 years 423 35.4 1.5 32.4 38.4
35-44 years 561 38.9 1.5 36.0 41.8
45-54 years 880 43.7 1.3 41.2 46.3
55-64 years 1137 44.7 1.2 42.4 46.9
65+ years 1307 38.7 1.0 36.7 40.6
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 4367 39.7 0.6 38.6 40.9
Hispanic 184 34.9 2.4 30.1 39.7
RACE
White only 4029 39.5 0.6 38.3 40.7
Black or African American only 224 41.9 3.0 35.9 47.8
Other race only 170 36.3 2.8 30.9 41.7
More than one race 108 43.1 4.0 35.4 50.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 384 44.3 2.1 40.1 48.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 1254 38.2 1.1 36.1 40.3
Some college 1476 40.0 1.0 38.0 42.0
College graduate 1449 37.0 0.9 35.1 38.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 729 53.3 1.9 49.6 57.0
$15,000 to $24,999 852 42.9 1.5 40.1 45.8
$25,000 to $34,999 472 35.8 1.7 32.5 39.2
$35,000 to $49,999 564 37.2 1.6 34.2 40.3
$50,000 or more 1390 35.1 0.9 33.3 36.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1890 33.1 0.8 31.6 34.6
Out of work 311 45.6 2.4 40.9 50.3
Homemaker/Student 313 34.5 2.0 30.7 38.4
Retired 1163 41.0 1.1 38.9 43.1
Unable to work 866 75.9 1.5 72.9 78.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1282 39.8 1.1 37.6 42.0
1 to less than 20 hours 251 36.9 2.5 32.1 41.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 491 35.2 1.6 32.1 38.4
40 plus hours 1271 31.4 0.9 29.7 33.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2289 37.9 0.7 36.4 39.3
Divorced/Separated 1034 49.2 1.4 46.3 52.0
Widowed 545 37.9 1.5 34.9 40.9
Never married 677 36.1 1.4 33.3 38.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 1962 28.8 0.7 27.5 30.2
Living with a disability 2558 61.6 0.9 59.8 63.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 213 37.0 2.4 32.2 41.8
Rural 445 41.2 1.8 37.6 44.8
Densely-settled rural 708 35.8 1.4 33.1 38.5
Semi-Urban 729 38.4 1.4 35.6 41.2
Urban 2468 40.3 0.8 38.7 41.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 594 41.1 1.6 38.0 44.3
Insured 3955 38.9 0.6 37.7 40.1
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 3713 37.8 0.6 36.6 39.0
Have diabetes 841 50.6 1.5 47.6 53.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 3786 37.6 0.6 36.4 38.8
Current asthma 729 50.1 1.7 46.7 53.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 2387 34.5 0.7 33.1 35.9
Yes 2142 50.4 0.9 48.5 52.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 3347 35.6 0.6 34.4 36.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 1134 54.7 1.4 52.0 57.4
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 3397 37.0 0.7 35.8 38.3
Current smoker 1111 46.7 1.3 44.2 49.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1329 36.5 1.0 34.5 38.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1385 38.0 1.0 36.0 40.1
Obese, BMI>=30 1658 43.8 1.0 41.8 45.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1595 45.8 1.1 43.6 47.9
Yes 2790 36.7 0.7 35.3 38.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 3990 38.8 0.6 37.6 40.0
Served on active duty 570 42.9 1.7 39.6 46.1

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.