Percentage of Adults Whose 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 2583 39.9 0.8 38.4 41.4
GENDER
Male 929 37.7 1.2 35.3 40.1
Female 1654 41.7 1.0 39.7 43.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 136 31.0 2.5 26.2 35.8
25-34 years 230 35.2 2.1 31.1 39.3
35-44 years 296 37.6 2.0 33.7 41.5
45-54 years 510 48.4 1.7 45.0 51.7
55-64 years 706 48.2 1.5 45.3 51.1
65+ years 705 38.6 1.3 36.1 41.2
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 112 32.2 3.1 26.2 38.3
Non-Hispanic 2460 40.6 0.8 39.1 42.2
RACE
White only 2230 39.3 0.8 37.7 40.9
Black or African American only 132 47.3 3.6 40.3 54.3
Other race only 86 43.5 4.4 34.8 52.2
More than one race 79 45.9 4.7 36.7 55.1
EDUCATION
Less than high school 194 44.0 3.0 38.2 49.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 703 39.5 1.4 36.6 42.3
Some college 822 41.1 1.3 38.5 43.7
College graduate 864 36.9 1.2 34.5 39.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 372 56.0 2.5 51.1 60.9
$15,000 to $24,999 479 47.2 2.0 43.2 51.2
$25,000 to $34,999 258 38.7 2.3 34.2 43.2
$35,000 to $49,999 327 36.5 2.0 32.6 40.4
$50,000 or more 788 35.2 1.2 32.8 37.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1037 33.1 1.0 31.0 35.1
Out of work 142 44.6 3.5 37.8 51.4
Homemaker/Student 219 38.7 2.5 33.8 43.6
Retired 642 40.6 1.4 37.8 43.3
Unable to work 530 76.1 2.0 72.3 80.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 712 41.4 1.5 38.4 44.4
1 to less than 20 hours 155 40.5 3.3 34.0 46.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 273 34.1 2.1 30.0 38.1
40 hours to less than 60 hours 692 32.2 1.2 29.8 34.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1360 38.7 1.0 36.8 40.6
Divorced/Seperated 530 48.9 1.9 45.2 52.7
Widowed 318 40.7 2.1 36.7 44.7
Never married 359 36.6 2.0 32.7 40.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1474 62.5 1.2 60.2 64.9
Living without a disability 1033 28.4 0.9 26.6 30.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 119 37.6 3.7 30.4 44.9
Rural 247 37.7 2.5 32.9 42.5
Densely-settled rural 406 38.9 1.9 35.2 42.5
Semi-Urban 396 37.4 1.9 33.7 41.1
Urban 1415 41.5 1.1 39.4 43.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2302 40.3 0.8 38.7 41.9
Uninsured 275 39.2 2.2 34.8 43.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 489 51.0 1.9 47.3 54.8
No diabetes 2086 38.2 0.8 36.6 39.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 427 51.2 2.2 47.0 55.5
No current asthma 2118 38.0 0.8 36.4 39.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1305 51.6 1.2 49.3 53.9
No arthritis 1263 34.2 1.0 32.2 36.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 668 59.5 1.8 56.0 63.1
<14 days mental health NOT good 1862 36.0 0.8 34.3 37.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 549 48.3 1.8 44.8 51.8
Non-smoker 1937 37.5 0.9 35.8 39.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 683 37.4 1.5 34.5 40.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 748 37.0 1.3 34.3 39.6
Obese, BMI>=30 990 45.1 1.3 42.5 47.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1604 35.8 0.9 34.0 37.6
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 976 50.7 1.4 47.9 53.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 318 39.7 2.0 35.7 43.7
Did not serve on active duty 2259 39.9 0.8 38.3 41.6

Numerator: Respondents with 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.