Percentage of Adults Who Are Not at All or a Little Confident
in Filling Out Medical Forms by Themselves

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 651 12.0 0.6 10.8 13.2
GENDER
Male 365 15.7 1.0 13.6 17.7
Female 286 8.5 0.7 7.3 9.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 50 16.6 2.7 11.3 22.0
25-34 years 49 9.3 1.5 6.3 12.3
35-44 years 50 8.1 1.2 5.6 10.5
45-54 years 93 11.2 1.3 8.6 13.8
55-64 years 145 11.8 1.1 9.6 13.9
65+ years 264 15.2 1.0 13.3 17.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 89 29.0 3.2 22.8 35.2
Non-Hispanic 556 10.3 0.6 9.2 11.5
RACE
White only 549 11.1 0.6 9.9 12.3
Black or African American only 26 12.3 3.4 5.7 18.9
Other race only 30 18.2 3.8 10.7 25.6
More than one race 14 8.5 2.9 2.9 14.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 102 30.4 3.2 24.2 36.7
High school graduate or G.E.D 284 16.5 1.2 14.2 18.7
Some college 167 10.2 1.1 8.0 12.4
College graduate 98 3.7 0.4 2.8 4.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 89 21.7 2.6 16.6 26.9
$15,000 to $24,999 127 18.2 1.9 14.5 22.0
$25,000 to $34,999 79 11.8 1.6 8.7 14.9
$35,000 to $49,999 88 11.0 1.4 8.2 13.7
$50,000 or more 126 5.9 0.8 4.4 7.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 270 9.9 0.8 8.4 11.4
Out of work 28 19.2 3.8 11.7 26.6
Homemaker/Student 58 10.4 1.9 6.7 14.2
Retired 212 14.5 1.1 12.4 16.6
Unable to work 79 21.5 2.9 15.7 27.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 229 14.0 1.2 11.6 16.3
1 to less than 20 hours 51 13.9 2.6 8.8 18.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 62 9.0 1.5 6.2 11.9
40 hours to less than 60 hours 186 9.3 0.9 7.6 10.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 320 9.6 0.6 8.3 10.8
Divorced/Seperated 110 13.2 1.4 10.3 16.0
Widowed 105 15.8 1.6 12.7 19.0
Never married 113 17.0 2.1 12.9 21.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 248 16.2 1.3 13.7 18.7
Living without a disability 394 10.8 0.7 9.4 12.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 43 12.8 2.5 8.0 17.6
Rural 86 13.1 1.8 9.6 16.7
Densely-settled rural 140 13.9 1.4 11.2 16.5
Semi-Urban 94 13.5 2.0 9.5 17.5
Urban 288 10.8 0.8 9.2 12.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 540 10.5 0.6 9.3 11.7
Uninsured 103 21.2 2.3 16.8 25.7
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 125 18.1 1.8 14.7 21.6
No diabetes 522 11.3 0.7 10.0 12.6
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 71 11.4 1.6 8.3 14.5
No current asthma 570 11.9 0.7 10.7 13.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 264 14.3 1.0 12.2 16.3
No arthritis 384 11.3 0.8 9.8 12.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 89 16.9 2.1 12.7 21.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 542 11.1 0.6 9.9 12.3
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 126 14.5 1.7 11.2 17.8
Non-smoker 524 11.6 0.7 10.3 12.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 176 10.7 1.2 8.3 13.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 212 11.6 0.9 9.8 13.4
Obese, BMI>=30 224 13.6 1.2 11.4 15.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 415 10.5 0.7 9.1 11.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 233 17.1 1.3 14.5 19.7
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 121 15.4 1.7 12.1 18.7
Did not serve on active duty 529 11.6 0.7 10.3 12.9

Numerator: Respondents who are not at all or a little confident
in filling out medical forms by themselves.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B