Percentage of Adults Living With a Disability

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 3172 23.6 0.5 22.6 24.6
GENDER
Male 1324 22.7 0.7 21.3 24.1
Female 1848 24.4 0.7 23.1 25.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 86 13.4 1.5 10.4 16.4
25-34 years 197 16.2 1.2 13.9 18.6
35-44 years 174 14.3 1.2 11.9 16.7
45-54 years 384 21.8 1.2 19.5 24.1
55-64 years 709 29.5 1.1 27.3 31.7
65+ years 1622 41.1 0.9 39.3 42.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 141 23.3 2.1 19.2 27.4
Non-Hispanic 3007 23.5 0.5 22.6 24.5
RACE
White only 2809 22.9 0.5 21.9 23.8
Black or African American only 143 27.4 2.7 22.1 32.7
Other race only 89 25.3 3.1 19.2 31.4
More than one race 81 37.3 4.4 28.7 45.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 262 37.5 2.3 32.9 42.1
High school graduate or G.E.D 1142 29.7 1.0 27.8 31.6
Some college 1019 23.6 0.8 22.0 25.3
College graduate 747 12.7 0.6 11.6 13.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 429 52.9 2.5 48.0 57.8
$15,000 to $24,999 667 37.4 1.6 34.3 40.6
$25,000 to $34,999 385 26.8 1.6 23.8 29.9
$35,000 to $49,999 368 20.4 1.3 17.9 22.9
$50,000 or more 689 12.1 0.5 11.0 13.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 923 14.6 0.6 13.4 15.7
Out of work 139 33.0 3.1 26.9 39.0
Homemaker/Student 186 15.4 1.4 12.7 18.2
Retired 1278 39.0 1.0 37.0 41.0
Unable to work 620 85.2 1.7 81.9 88.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1301 33.2 1.0 31.2 35.1
1 to less than 20 hours 166 20.4 1.8 16.8 23.9
20 hours to less than 40 hours 259 17.5 1.3 14.9 20.0
40 hours or more 578 12.9 0.6 11.7 14.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1486 20.3 0.6 19.2 21.5
Divorced/Seperated 628 34.0 1.4 31.1 36.8
Widowed 703 49.2 1.6 46.0 52.4
Never married 355 18.2 1.2 15.9 20.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 223 31.8 2.2 27.6 36.1
Rural 341 26.2 1.5 23.2 29.2
Densely-settled rural 572 27.1 1.2 24.6 29.5
Semi-Urban 531 22.5 1.1 20.4 24.7
Urban 1505 21.8 0.7 20.5 23.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2858 22.8 0.5 21.8 23.7
Uninsured 296 29.4 1.8 25.9 32.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 724 49.1 1.6 46.0 52.2
No diabetes 2436 20.9 0.5 19.9 21.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 452 41.3 2.0 37.5 45.1
No current asthma 2683 21.8 0.5 20.8 22.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1836 46.9 1.0 45.0 48.9
No arthritis 1319 15.7 0.5 14.7 16.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 629 57.1 2.1 53.1 61.2
<14 days mental health NOT good 2449 19.6 0.5 18.6 20.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 673 36.7 1.4 33.9 39.5
Non-smoker 2456 20.8 0.5 19.8 21.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 787 19.6 0.8 17.9 21.2
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 937 21.1 0.8 19.5 22.7
Obese, BMI>=30 1205 29.9 0.9 28.1 31.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1805 17.8 0.5 16.8 18.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1354 42.8 1.2 40.4 45.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 577 33.6 1.4 30.8 36.3
Did not serve on active duty 2594 22.2 0.5 21.2 23.2

Numerator: Respondents who have at least one of the six disability types
(hearing, vision, cognition, mobility, self-care, and/or independent living).
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.