Percentage of Adults With Fair or Poor Self-Perceived Health Status

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2237 15.4 0.4 14.7 16.1
GENDER
Male 889 14.0 0.5 12.9 15.0
Female 1348 16.8 0.5 15.8 17.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 60 7.3 1.1 5.3 9.4
25-34 years 126 9.2 0.9 7.5 11.0
35-44 years 181 12.4 1.0 10.5 14.3
45-54 years 356 17.2 0.9 15.3 19.0
55-64 years 586 20.1 0.8 18.4 21.7
65+ years 928 23.7 0.8 22.2 25.2
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 183 23.3 1.7 19.9 26.7
Non-Hispanic 2035 14.5 0.4 13.8 15.3
RACE
White only 1858 14.2 0.4 13.4 14.9
Black or African American only 150 24.2 2.2 20.0 28.5
Other race only 87 16.6 2.0 12.8 20.5
More than one race 60 19.7 2.8 14.1 25.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 343 36.3 1.9 32.5 40.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 809 17.5 0.7 16.2 18.8
Some college 653 13.7 0.6 12.6 14.9
College graduate 432 6.9 0.4 6.2 7.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 437 40.9 1.9 37.1 44.7
$15,000 to $24,999 518 25.1 1.2 22.7 27.4
$25,000 to $34,999 230 16.8 1.2 14.4 19.3
$35,000 to $49,999 260 12.5 0.9 10.8 14.2
$50,000 or more 380 6.1 0.4 5.4 6.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 602 8.5 0.4 7.7 9.3
Out of work 116 22.3 2.2 18.0 26.6
Homemaker/Student 146 10.9 1.0 8.8 12.9
Retired 754 22.6 0.8 21.0 24.2
Unable to work 598 69.7 2.0 65.8 73.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 813 20.4 0.8 18.8 21.9
1 to less than 20 hours 90 12.0 1.7 8.6 15.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 175 10.5 0.9 8.7 12.3
40 hours to less than 60 hours 362 7.2 0.4 6.3 8.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1045 13.1 0.4 12.2 14.0
Divorced/Seperated 512 25.7 1.2 23.3 28.0
Widowed 412 28.4 1.4 25.8 31.1
Never married 251 11.3 0.9 9.5 13.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1496 43.4 1.0 41.4 45.4
Living without a disability 648 7.4 0.3 6.7 8.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 144 19.0 1.7 15.6 22.4
Rural 261 15.5 1.1 13.4 17.6
Densely-settled rural 406 17.4 0.9 15.6 19.3
Semi-Urban 358 15.5 1.0 13.6 17.4
Urban 1068 14.5 0.5 13.5 15.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1931 14.4 0.4 13.7 15.1
Uninsured 298 21.5 1.3 18.9 24.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 693 41.8 1.4 39.1 44.6
No diabetes 1538 12.4 0.4 11.7 13.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 380 29.9 1.6 26.8 32.9
No current asthma 1822 13.9 0.4 13.2 14.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1324 31.6 0.8 29.9 33.2
No arthritis 901 9.9 0.4 9.1 10.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 515 41.7 1.8 38.2 45.2
<14 days mental health NOT good 1651 12.6 0.4 11.9 13.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 530 24.6 1.1 22.3 26.8
Non-smoker 1590 13.2 0.4 12.4 13.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 517 11.3 0.6 10.1 12.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 593 12.6 0.6 11.4 13.7
Obese, BMI>=30 962 22.5 0.8 21.0 24.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1138 10.6 0.4 9.9 11.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1093 30.8 1.0 28.9 32.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 360 19.9 1.1 17.7 22.0
Did not serve on active duty 1870 14.8 0.4 14.0 15.6

Numerator: Respondents whose health in general is fair or poor.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.