Percentage of Adults Who Reported 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 5248 20.0 0.3 19.3 20.6
GENDER
Male 2209 18.6 0.4 17.8 19.5
Female 3039 21.2 0.4 20.4 22.1
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 123 9.3 0.9 7.6 11.0
25-34 years 268 10.5 0.7 9.2 11.9
35-44 years 407 14.7 0.8 13.2 16.2
45-54 years 738 21.2 0.8 19.6 22.8
55-64 years 1386 28.3 0.7 26.8 29.7
65+ years 2326 31.7 0.6 30.5 33.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 171 10.8 0.9 9.0 12.6
Non-hispanic 5051 20.9 0.3 20.3 21.6
RACE
White only 4637 19.9 0.3 19.3 20.6
Black or African American only 251 22.6 1.8 19.1 26.1
Other race only 114 15.3 1.6 12.1 18.6
More than one race 162 37.2 2.9 31.5 42.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 407 24.4 1.3 21.8 26.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 1543 21.2 0.6 20.0 22.4
Some college 1675 21.5 0.6 20.4 22.7
College graduate 1616 15.1 0.4 14.3 15.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 701 41.0 1.7 37.7 44.3
$15,000 to $24,999 973 26.5 1.0 24.6 28.3
$25,000 to $34,999 551 22.2 1.1 20.1 24.3
$35,000 to $49,999 689 19.3 0.8 17.6 20.9
$50,000 or more 1452 13.7 0.4 12.9 14.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 1542 11.7 0.3 11.0 12.3
Out of work 226 25.3 1.8 21.7 28.9
Homemaker/Student 316 13.4 0.9 11.7 15.2
Retired 2036 31.7 0.7 30.3 33.0
Unable to work 1106 83.4 1.4 80.7 86.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2047 26.6 0.6 25.3 27.8
1 to less than 20 hours 290 19.7 1.4 16.9 22.5
20 hours to less than 40 hours 429 13.9 0.8 12.4 15.5
40 plus hours 998 10.3 0.4 9.5 11.0
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2668 17.9 0.4 17.1 18.6
Divorced/Seperated 1071 30.1 1.0 28.2 32.1
Widowed 943 36.3 1.2 34.0 38.6
Never married 566 14.1 0.7 12.6 15.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 319 21.9 1.3 19.3 24.5
Rural 572 21.5 1.0 19.6 23.5
Densely-settled rural 915 21.0 0.8 19.5 22.5
Semi-Urban 836 20.0 0.8 18.5 21.6
Urban 2606 19.2 0.4 18.4 20.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 4811 20.2 0.3 19.5 20.8
Uninsured 413 18.8 1.0 16.8 20.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 1219 42.8 1.1 40.6 45.0
No diabetes 4019 17.5 0.3 16.8 18.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 790 38.2 1.4 35.5 40.9
No current asthma 4398 18.2 0.3 17.6 18.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 3255 45.6 0.7 44.2 47.0
No 1946 11.4 0.3 10.8 12.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 1054 49.5 1.4 46.7 52.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 4061 16.5 0.3 16.0 17.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 1090 28.8 0.9 26.9 30.6
Non-smoker 4081 18.1 0.3 17.5 18.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1287 16.5 0.6 15.5 17.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1480 17.4 0.5 16.4 18.4
Obese, BMI>=30 2174 26.8 0.6 25.5 28.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 2948 16.8 0.4 16.1 17.5
No 2040 30.9 0.7 29.5 32.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 941 28.6 1.0 26.7 30.5
Did not serve on active duty 4304 18.8 0.3 18.1 19.4

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