Percentage of Adults Whose Mental Health
Was Not Good on 14 or More Days in the Past 30 Days

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1978 9.7 0.3 9.2 10.2
GENDER
Male 683 7.4 0.3 6.8 8.1
Female 1295 11.8 0.4 11.1 12.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 145 11.2 1.0 9.3 13.0
25-34 years 293 12.3 0.8 10.8 13.8
35-44 years 275 10.1 0.7 8.8 11.4
45-54 years 389 11.0 0.6 9.8 12.2
55-64 years 465 9.0 0.5 8.1 9.9
65+ years 411 5.4 0.3 4.8 6.0
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 135 9.8 0.9 8.0 11.6
Non-hispanic 1830 9.7 0.3 9.1 10.2
RACE
White only 1669 9.2 0.3 8.7 9.7
Black or African American only 111 12.8 1.5 9.9 15.7
Other race only 64 10.0 1.5 7.1 12.8
More than one race 87 22.2 2.6 17.1 27.2
EDUCATION
Less than high school 223 15.5 1.1 13.3 17.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 604 10.1 0.5 9.2 11.1
Some college 693 11.1 0.5 10.1 12.0
College graduate 450 5.2 0.3 4.7 5.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 338 25.0 1.5 22.1 28.0
$15,000 to $24,999 423 15.3 0.8 13.7 17.0
$25,000 to $34,999 190 10.0 0.9 8.3 11.7
$35,000 to $49,999 229 8.6 0.7 7.3 9.9
$50,000 or more 444 5.4 0.3 4.8 5.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 799 7.5 0.3 6.9 8.1
Out of work 157 20.7 1.8 17.2 24.2
Homemaker/Student 185 10.8 0.9 9.0 12.6
Retired 333 5.2 0.3 4.5 5.8
Unable to work 479 38.0 1.7 34.8 41.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 422 7.0 0.4 6.2 7.9
1 to less than 20 hours 99 10.9 1.3 8.3 13.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 199 9.2 0.7 7.7 10.6
40 plus hours 523 6.7 0.3 6.0 7.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 900 7.5 0.3 6.9 8.1
Divorced/Seperated 480 15.9 0.8 14.3 17.5
Widowed 231 9.4 0.7 8.0 10.8
Never married 367 12.1 0.7 10.6 13.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1099 22.9 0.7 21.4 24.3
Not living with a disability 804 6.0 0.3 5.5 6.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 105 8.9 1.0 7.0 10.7
Rural 191 8.3 0.7 6.9 9.7
Densely-settled rural 333 9.6 0.6 8.4 10.8
Semi-Urban 334 10.3 0.7 9.0 11.6
Urban 1015 9.8 0.4 9.1 10.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1647 8.6 0.3 8.1 9.1
Uninsured 321 17.0 1.0 15.0 19.0
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 366 14.2 0.8 12.5 15.8
No diabetes 1610 9.2 0.3 8.7 9.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 350 20.7 1.2 18.4 23.1
No current asthma 1599 8.6 0.3 8.1 9.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 915 14.6 0.5 13.5 15.7
No 1042 8.0 0.3 7.4 8.6
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 630 19.6 0.9 17.9 21.2
Non-smoker 1254 7.5 0.3 7.0 8.0
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 512 8.7 0.5 7.7 9.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 478 7.3 0.4 6.5 8.1
Obese, BMI>=30 793 12.6 0.5 11.6 13.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 1038 8.0 0.3 7.4 8.6
No 743 14.4 0.6 13.2 15.6
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 211 7.5 0.6 6.3 8.6
Did not serve on active duty 1752 9.9 0.3 9.4 10.5

Numerator: Respondents with 14 or more days when their mental health was not good.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.