Percentage of Adults EVER Diagnosed
With a Depressive Disorder

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2020 16.5 0.4 15.6 17.3
GENDER
Male 626 11.9 0.6 10.7 13.0
Female 1394 21.0 0.6 19.7 22.3
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 116 17.1 1.6 13.9 20.3
25-34 years 227 17.8 1.2 15.4 20.2
35-44 years 265 17.7 1.2 15.4 20.1
45-54 years 331 16.3 1.0 14.4 18.2
55-64 years 504 18.1 0.9 16.5 19.8
65+ years 577 12.7 0.6 11.6 13.8
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 89 12.6 1.6 9.6 15.7
Non-Hispanic 1917 16.9 0.5 16.0 17.8
RACE
White only 1835 16.7 0.5 15.8 17.6
Black or African American only 56 13.0 2.1 8.9 17.1
Other race only 47 16.6 2.7 11.3 22.0
More than one race 60 28.5 4.0 20.6 36.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 112 16.9 1.8 13.4 20.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 597 17.6 0.8 16.0 19.2
Some college 679 18.3 0.8 16.7 19.9
College graduate 628 13.1 0.6 11.9 14.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 256 33.2 2.2 28.8 37.7
$15,000 to $24,999 356 20.3 1.3 17.9 22.8
$25,000 to $34,999 217 18.1 1.5 15.1 21.1
$35,000 to $49,999 253 15.5 1.2 13.2 17.7
$50,000 or more 609 12.4 0.6 11.3 13.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 886 14.2 0.6 13.1 15.3
Out of work 117 29.2 3.0 23.3 35.1
Homemaker/Student 162 15.8 1.4 13.1 18.5
Retired 488 13.2 0.7 11.9 14.6
Unable to work 344 44.9 2.3 40.4 49.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 563 15.1 0.8 13.6 16.6
1 to less than 20 hours 103 15.5 1.9 11.7 19.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 250 19.9 1.4 17.2 22.7
40 hours or more 556 12.0 0.6 10.9 13.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1008 14.3 0.5 13.3 15.3
Divorced/Seperated 450 25.7 1.3 23.1 28.3
Widowed 257 16.4 1.2 14.0 18.7
Never married 305 16.9 1.2 14.6 19.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 979 32.7 1.1 30.6 34.9
Living without a disability 964 11.7 0.5 10.8 12.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 108 14.3 1.6 11.2 17.3
Rural 184 13.5 1.1 11.3 15.7
Densely-settled rural 314 14.7 1.0 12.7 16.7
Semi-Urban 332 17.4 1.1 15.2 19.6
Urban 1082 17.4 0.6 16.2 18.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1784 16.0 0.5 15.1 16.9
Uninsured 222 19.3 1.5 16.5 22.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 359 23.0 1.3 20.5 25.6
No diabetes 1660 15.8 0.5 14.9 16.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 345 34.6 1.9 30.8 38.3
No current asthma 1649 14.7 0.4 13.8 15.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1005 25.8 0.9 24.1 27.5
No arthritis 1003 13.3 0.5 12.4 14.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 623 59.1 2.0 55.2 63.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 1336 11.7 0.4 10.9 12.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 471 26.7 1.3 24.1 29.3
Non-smoker 1478 14.6 0.5 13.7 15.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 490 14.2 0.8 12.7 15.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 546 14.5 0.7 13.0 15.9
Obese, BMI>=30 818 22.3 0.9 20.6 24.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1330 14.8 0.5 13.9 15.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 687 21.9 1.0 20.0 23.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 238 14.7 1.1 12.6 16.8
Did not serve on active duty 1771 16.8 0.5 15.9 17.7

Numerator: Respondents who had been told by a doctor, nurse or other
health professional that they have a depressive disorder
(including depression, major depression, dysthymia, or minor depression).
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.