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 2037 15.4 0.4 14.6 16.2
GENDER
Male 892 15.2 0.6 14.0 16.4
Female 1145 15.6 0.6 14.5 16.7
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 50 7.7 1.2 5.4 10.0
25-34 years 133 10.5 1.0 8.5 12.4
35-44 years 151 12.5 1.1 10.3 14.8
45-54 years 307 16.5 1.0 14.5 18.6
55-64 years 497 19.9 0.9 18.1 21.8
65+ years 899 22.6 0.8 21.1 24.1
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 125 20.6 2.0 16.8 24.4
Non-Hispanic 1893 14.8 0.4 14.0 15.6
RACE
White only 1755 14.3 0.4 13.5 15.1
Black or African American only 122 21.1 2.3 16.6 25.6
Other race only 62 19.1 2.9 13.5 24.8
More than one race 54 25.3 3.9 17.6 32.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 231 32.2 2.2 27.9 36.4
High school graduate or G.E.D 795 19.8 0.8 18.3 21.4
Some college 613 14.0 0.7 12.7 15.3
College graduate 386 6.5 0.4 5.7 7.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 38.9 2.3 34.3 43.4
$15,000 to $24,999 454 26.6 1.4 23.8 29.5
$25,000 to $34,999 235 16.0 1.3 13.5 18.5
$35,000 to $49,999 224 13.4 1.1 11.2 15.5
$50,000 or more 352 6.6 0.4 5.7 7.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 574 9.4 0.5 8.4 10.3
Out of work 106 24.4 2.6 19.2 29.5
Homemaker/Student 108 10.0 1.2 7.6 12.4
Retired 702 21.0 0.8 19.3 22.6
Unable to work 513 69.8 2.1 65.6 73.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 733 19.4 0.9 17.7 21.1
1 to less than 20 hours 79 10.7 1.5 7.9 13.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 150 10.3 1.0 8.3 12.3
40 hours or more 372 8.7 0.6 7.6 9.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 938 12.9 0.5 11.9 13.9
Divorced/Seperated 445 24.2 1.3 21.6 26.7
Widowed 379 26.0 1.4 23.2 28.7
Never married 275 13.6 1.0 11.6 15.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1305 40.4 1.1 38.2 42.7
Living without a disability 622 7.7 0.4 6.9 8.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 162 20.8 1.8 17.3 24.3
Rural 217 16.2 1.3 13.7 18.7
Densely-settled rural 372 18.2 1.1 16.1 20.3
Semi-Urban 347 14.7 0.9 12.9 16.4
Urban 939 14.3 0.6 13.1 15.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 1794 14.6 0.4 13.8 15.4
Uninsured 224 20.5 1.5 17.5 23.6
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 574 39.7 1.5 36.7 42.8
No diabetes 1456 12.9 0.4 12.1 13.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 359 30.0 1.7 26.6 33.4
No current asthma 1652 14.0 0.4 13.1 14.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1188 30.9 0.9 29.2 32.7
No arthritis 838 10.2 0.4 9.4 11.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 482 40.8 1.9 37.0 44.5
<14 days mental health NOT good 1488 12.4 0.4 11.6 13.2
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 473 25.0 1.3 22.5 27.5
Non-smoker 1456 13.4 0.4 12.6 14.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 486 12.0 0.7 10.7 13.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 511 12.6 0.7 11.2 13.9
Obese, BMI>=30 825 22.0 0.9 20.3 23.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1021 10.4 0.4 9.6 11.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1006 31.7 1.1 29.5 33.9
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 348 20.1 1.2 17.8 22.5
Did not serve on active duty 1669 14.8 0.4 13.9 15.6

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