Percentage of Adults EVER Diagnosed With a Depressive Disorder

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2589 18.6 0.4 17.8 19.4
GENDER
Male 757 12.7 0.5 11.7 13.8
Female 1832 24.3 0.6 23.1 25.5
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 141 16.8 1.5 13.9 19.7
25-34 years 296 19.6 1.1 17.4 21.9
35-44 years 323 18.6 1.1 16.5 20.7
45-54 years 489 20.9 1.0 19.0 22.8
55-64 years 694 22.1 0.9 20.4 23.8
65+ years 646 13.9 0.6 12.7 15.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 124 14.6 1.6 11.6 17.7
Non-Hispanic 2450 19.0 0.4 18.1 19.8
RACE
White only 2284 18.7 0.4 17.9 19.6
Black or African American only 102 18.0 1.9 14.2 21.7
Other race only 65 13.8 1.9 10.2 17.5
More than one race 85 33.1 3.8 25.7 40.5
EDUCATION
Less than high school 188 22.5 1.7 19.0 25.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 744 18.8 0.7 17.4 20.3
Some college 807 19.0 0.7 17.6 20.5
College graduate 850 16.2 0.6 15.0 17.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 36.7 1.9 33.0 40.4
$15,000 to $24,999 458 24.4 1.3 22.0 26.9
$25,000 to $34,999 261 18.3 1.3 15.8 20.7
$35,000 to $49,999 312 14.8 0.9 13.0 16.7
$50,000 or more 807 14.6 0.6 13.5 15.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1142 15.0 0.5 14.1 16.0
Out of work 151 27.7 2.4 23.1 32.3
Homemaker/Student 232 19.4 1.4 16.7 22.1
Retired 568 14.9 0.7 13.6 16.2
Unable to work 487 57.5 2.1 53.4 61.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 670 17.4 0.8 15.8 18.9
1 to less than 20 hours 150 18.3 1.7 14.9 21.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 298 19.1 1.2 16.7 21.4
40 hours to less than 60 hours 758 13.5 0.5 12.4 14.5
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1298 16.0 0.5 15.0 16.9
Divorced/Seperated 609 31.7 1.3 29.1 34.3
Widowed 303 18.3 1.1 16.1 20.5
Never married 370 18.1 1.1 15.9 20.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1257 39.3 1.0 37.3 41.4
Living without a disability 1259 12.9 0.4 12.1 13.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 121 16.0 1.6 12.9 19.2
Rural 258 16.1 1.1 14.0 18.3
Densely-settled rural 395 17.1 0.9 15.3 19.0
Semi-Urban 432 19.6 1.1 17.5 21.8
Urban 1383 19.4 0.6 18.2 20.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2269 18.4 0.4 17.5 19.2
Uninsured 314 20.8 1.2 18.3 23.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 486 28.2 1.3 25.6 30.8
No diabetes 2096 17.5 0.4 16.6 18.3
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 403 34.6 1.7 31.3 37.9
No current asthma 2158 17.0 0.4 16.1 17.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1235 28.6 0.8 27.0 30.3
No arthritis 1339 15.1 0.5 14.2 16.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 753 66.9 1.7 63.5 70.4
<14 days mental health NOT good 1758 13.4 0.4 12.7 14.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 616 30.4 1.2 28.0 32.8
Non-smoker 1887 16.3 0.4 15.4 17.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 653 16.9 0.8 15.4 18.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 738 15.2 0.6 14.0 16.5
Obese, BMI>=30 1045 24.7 0.8 23.1 26.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1704 16.9 0.5 16.0 17.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 881 24.0 0.9 22.2 25.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 305 17.2 1.1 15.2 19.3
Did not serve on active duty 2283 18.8 0.4 17.9 19.7

Numerator: Respondents who had been told by a doctor, nurse or other
health professional that they have a depressive disorder (including depression, major
depression, dysthymia, or minor depression.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.