Percentage of Adults With 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 3156 20.1 0.4 19.4 20.9
GENDER
Male 1216 18.3 0.6 17.1 19.4
Female 1940 22.0 0.6 20.9 23.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 78 9.0 1.0 6.9 11.0
25-34 years 147 10.4 0.9 8.6 12.1
35-44 years 234 15.4 1.1 13.3 17.5
45-54 years 470 21.8 1.0 19.8 23.8
55-64 years 868 28.6 0.9 26.7 30.4
65+ years 1359 32.0 0.8 30.4 33.6
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 92 9.6 1.2 7.3 11.9
Non-Hispanic 3046 21.2 0.4 20.4 22.0
RACE
White only 2777 20.1 0.4 19.2 20.9
Black or African American only 155 24.7 2.1 20.5 28.9
Other race only 83 16.8 2.0 12.9 20.8
More than one race 85 32.3 3.6 25.2 39.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 250 26.9 1.8 23.4 30.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 984 21.5 0.7 20.1 23.0
Some college 1019 21.2 0.7 19.8 22.6
College graduate 903 14.8 0.5 13.7 15.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 493 41.1 1.9 37.3 44.8
$15,000 to $24,999 629 29.8 1.3 27.2 32.4
$25,000 to $34,999 351 21.2 1.2 18.8 23.7
$35,000 to $49,999 403 17.2 1.0 15.4 19.1
$50,000 or more 815 13.5 0.5 12.4 14.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 879 10.9 0.4 10.0 11.7
Out of work 143 24.5 2.2 20.2 28.9
Homemaker/Student 195 14.2 1.2 11.9 16.5
Retired 1214 34.4 0.9 32.6 36.1
Unable to work 716 84.0 1.6 80.9 87.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1220 28.5 0.9 26.8 30.1
1 to less than 20 hours 192 19.0 1.6 15.9 22.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 248 13.3 1.0 11.4 15.3
40 hours to less than 60 hours 558 9.7 0.5 8.8 10.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1558 18.0 0.5 17.1 19.0
Divorced/Seperated 684 31.5 1.3 29.0 34.0
Widowed 583 35.9 1.4 33.2 38.6
Never married 323 13.7 0.9 11.9 15.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 185 23.8 2.1 19.7 28.0
Rural 352 20.9 1.2 18.5 23.2
Densely-settled rural 504 19.9 1.0 18.0 21.8
Semi-Urban 502 20.6 1.0 18.6 22.6
Urban 1613 19.6 0.6 18.5 20.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2902 21.0 0.4 20.1 21.8
Uninsured 247 16.1 1.1 13.9 18.3
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 742 42.3 1.4 39.5 45.1
No diabetes 2405 17.6 0.4 16.8 18.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 499 39.1 1.7 35.8 42.5
No current asthma 2614 18.2 0.4 17.4 19.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 2038 46.8 0.9 45.0 48.6
No arthritis 1098 11.0 0.4 10.2 11.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 602 50.2 1.9 46.6 53.9
<14 days mental health NOT good 2461 16.9 0.4 16.1 17.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 667 29.2 1.2 26.9 31.6
Non-smoker 2454 18.3 0.4 17.5 19.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 751 15.6 0.7 14.3 17.0
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 924 17.5 0.6 16.2 18.7
Obese, BMI>=30 1334 28.7 0.8 27.1 30.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1838 15.7 0.4 14.9 16.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1313 34.6 1.0 32.7 36.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 560 30.3 1.3 27.8 32.8
Did not serve on active duty 2596 18.8 0.4 18.0 19.6

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