Percentage of Adults Living with a Disability

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 5842 21.9 0.3 21.2 22.5
GENDER
Male 2451 20.5 0.5 19.6 21.4
Female 3391 23.2 0.5 22.3 24.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 128 9.8 0.9 8.0 11.6
25-34 years 278 11.0 0.7 9.6 12.4
35-44 years 426 15.4 0.8 13.9 16.9
45-54 years 786 22.8 0.9 21.1 24.4
55-64 years 1471 30.0 0.8 28.5 31.4
65+ years 2753 37.4 0.7 36.1 38.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 186 11.6 1.0 9.7 13.5
Non-hispanic 5625 23.0 0.3 22.3 23.6
RACE
White only 5166 21.9 0.3 21.2 22.6
Black or African American only 289 25.1 1.9 21.4 28.7
Other race only 119 16.1 1.7 12.8 19.4
More than one race 172 39.4 2.9 33.7 45.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 481 27.8 1.4 25.1 30.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 1742 23.3 0.6 22.1 24.5
Some college 1826 23.3 0.6 22.1 24.4
College graduate 1783 16.6 0.4 15.7 17.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 766 44.0 1.7 40.7 47.3
$15,000 to $24,999 1089 29.0 1.0 27.1 30.9
$25,000 to $34,999 614 24.5 1.1 22.3 26.7
$35,000 to $49,999 760 20.9 0.9 19.2 22.6
$50,000 or more 1586 14.9 0.4 14.0 15.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1672 12.6 0.4 11.9 13.3
Out of work 236 26.0 1.9 22.4 29.6
Homemaker/Student 358 14.6 0.9 12.8 16.4
Retired 2394 37.2 0.7 35.8 38.6
Unable to work 1158 87.3 1.3 84.8 89.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2416 31.1 0.7 29.8 32.4
1 to less than 20 hours 314 21.0 1.5 18.2 23.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 456 14.6 0.8 13.0 16.2
40 plus hours 1085 11.1 0.4 10.4 11.9
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2918 19.4 0.4 18.7 20.2
Divorced/Seperated 1153 32.1 1.0 30.1 34.1
Widowed 1157 44.2 1.2 41.8 46.5
Never married 614 15.0 0.8 13.5 16.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 354 24.7 1.4 21.9 27.5
Rural 630 23.4 1.0 21.4 25.3
Densely-settled rural 1033 23.5 0.8 21.9 25.1
Semi-Urban 915 21.7 0.8 20.1 23.3
Urban 2910 21.0 0.4 20.1 21.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 5384 22.3 0.3 21.6 23.0
Uninsured 430 19.4 1.0 17.3 21.4
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 1368 47.5 1.1 45.3 49.7
No diabetes 4462 19.1 0.3 18.4 19.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 865 41.4 1.4 38.7 44.2
No current asthma 4915 20.0 0.3 19.3 20.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 3577 49.4 0.7 47.9 50.8
No 2215 12.7 0.3 12.1 13.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 1099 51.3 1.4 48.5 54.2
<14 days mental health NOT good 4591 18.5 0.3 17.8 19.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1153 30.4 1.0 28.6 32.3
Non-smoker 4598 20.0 0.3 19.3 20.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1434 18.2 0.6 17.1 19.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1654 19.1 0.5 18.1 20.2
Obese, BMI>=30 2406 29.1 0.6 27.9 30.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 3270 18.3 0.4 17.6 19.0
No 2260 33.5 0.8 32.0 35.0
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 1060 32.0 1.0 30.0 34.0
Did not serve on active duty 4779 20.5 0.3 19.9 21.2

Numerator: Respondents who were limited in any
activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems or
who had a health problem that required them to use special
equipment such as a cane, a wheelchair, a special bed, or a special telephone (living with a disability).
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.