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 3945 15.7 0.3 15.1 16.2
GENDER
Male 1718 15.4 0.4 14.5 16.2
Female 2227 16.0 0.4 15.2 16.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 82 5.9 0.7 4.5 7.2
25-34 years 259 11.0 0.7 9.6 12.4
35-44 years 323 12.1 0.7 10.7 13.6
45-54 years 632 17.9 0.7 16.5 19.4
55-64 years 973 20.4 0.7 19.1 21.7
65+ years 1676 23.8 0.6 22.6 24.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 346 23.5 1.3 21.0 26.0
Non-hispanic 3569 14.8 0.3 14.3 15.4
RACE
White only 3343 14.9 0.3 14.3 15.5
Black or African American only 246 21.5 1.7 18.1 24.8
Other race only 95 12.4 1.5 9.5 15.4
More than one race 126 27.6 2.6 22.5 32.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 569 34.4 1.4 31.5 37.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 1435 19.0 0.5 17.9 20.0
Some college 1149 14.0 0.5 13.1 15.0
College graduate 764 7.0 0.3 6.4 7.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 635 38.5 1.6 35.3 41.7
$15,000 to $24,999 903 26.8 1.0 24.9 28.8
$25,000 to $34,999 456 20.6 1.1 18.4 22.8
$35,000 to $49,999 430 12.8 0.7 11.4 14.2
$50,000 or more 711 7.2 0.3 6.6 7.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1106 9.4 0.3 8.8 10.1
Out of work 195 23.9 1.9 20.3 27.6
Homemaker/Student 256 10.8 0.8 9.1 12.4
Retired 1394 22.5 0.6 21.3 23.7
Unable to work 933 66.6 1.7 63.3 69.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1467 19.8 0.6 18.7 21.0
1 to less than 20 hours 174 14.2 1.3 11.6 16.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 308 12.0 0.8 10.4 13.5
40 plus hours 689 8.0 0.4 7.3 8.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1897 13.6 0.3 12.9 14.3
Divorced/Seperated 853 25.5 1.0 23.7 27.4
Widowed 728 27.6 1.1 25.5 29.7
Never married 467 11.5 0.7 10.2 12.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 2518 44.1 0.8 42.5 45.7
Not living with a disability 1248 7.7 0.3 7.2 8.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 255 20.3 1.4 17.5 23.1
Rural 442 16.1 0.8 14.4 17.7
Densely-settled rural 796 19.7 0.8 18.2 21.2
Semi-Urban 620 15.7 0.7 14.3 17.2
Urban 1832 14.1 0.4 13.3 14.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 3431 14.6 0.3 14.0 15.1
Uninsured 487 23.6 1.1 21.4 25.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 1157 42.4 1.1 40.2 44.6
No diabetes 2779 12.8 0.3 12.2 13.4
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 656 32.7 1.3 30.1 35.3
No current asthma 3240 14.0 0.3 13.4 14.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 2239 31.5 0.7 30.2 32.8
No 1672 10.5 0.3 9.9 11.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 947 43.5 1.4 40.8 46.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 2878 12.5 0.3 11.9 13.0
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 918 25.2 0.9 23.5 27.0
Non-smoker 2805 13.5 0.3 12.9 14.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 864 11.2 0.5 10.3 12.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1048 13.4 0.5 12.4 14.3
Obese, BMI>=30 1634 21.7 0.6 20.5 22.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1826 11.5 0.3 10.8 12.1
No 1703 27.5 0.7 26.1 28.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 658 20.0 0.9 18.4 21.7
Did not serve on active duty 3254 15.1 0.3 14.5 15.7

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