Percentage of Adults Whose Poor Physical or Mental Health Kept Them
From Doing Their Usual Activities, such as Self-care, Work, or Recreation

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2299 39.7 0.8 38.0 41.3
GENDER
Male 897 39.9 1.3 37.4 42.5
Female 1402 39.5 1.1 37.3 41.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 115 29.9 2.6 24.7 35.1
25-34 years 245 36.7 2.1 32.6 40.8
35-44 years 279 39.8 2.2 35.5 44.2
45-54 years 396 45.2 2.0 41.3 49.0
55-64 years 583 49.8 1.7 46.4 53.1
65+ years 681 37.7 1.3 35.0 40.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 107 39.8 3.6 32.7 46.8
Non-Hispanic 2179 39.8 0.9 38.1 41.4
RACE
White only 2045 39.2 0.9 37.5 40.9
Black or African American only 97 40.3 4.2 32.1 48.4
Other race only 64 43.1 5.1 33.2 53.1
More than one race 59 53.1 6.4 40.5 65.7
EDUCATION
Less than high school 143 45.3 3.4 38.6 51.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 651 40.0 1.5 37.0 43.0
Some college 722 39.0 1.4 36.2 41.8
College graduate 774 38.1 1.3 35.5 40.7
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 266 54.1 2.9 48.4 59.8
$15,000 to $24,999 410 46.9 2.2 42.5 51.3
$25,000 to $34,999 246 40.0 2.7 34.8 45.2
$35,000 to $49,999 266 35.0 2.2 30.6 39.4
$50,000 or more 729 35.7 1.3 33.1 38.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 934 33.4 1.1 31.2 35.6
Out of work 122 51.5 4.2 43.4 59.7
Homemaker/Student 175 35.4 2.7 30.2 40.7
Retired 576 40.8 1.6 37.8 43.8
Unable to work 458 77.6 2.2 73.4 81.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 635 41.1 1.6 37.9 44.3
1 to less than 20 hours 112 32.1 3.4 25.5 38.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 248 35.3 2.3 30.9 39.8
40 hours or more 624 32.5 1.3 29.9 35.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 1224 38.3 1.1 36.2 40.4
Divorced/Seperated 450 48.6 2.1 44.5 52.7
Widowed 271 38.9 2.3 34.4 43.4
Never married 354 37.4 2.0 33.4 41.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 1187 59.2 1.4 56.4 61.9
Living without a disability 1007 30.3 1.0 28.3 32.3
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 138 39.5 3.2 33.3 45.7
Rural 222 37.7 2.4 33.0 42.4
Densely-settled rural 370 39.1 2.0 35.2 43.0
Semi-Urban 373 36.3 1.9 32.5 40.1
Urban 1196 41.1 1.2 38.7 43.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2052 39.4 0.9 37.6 41.1
Uninsured 232 42.0 2.6 36.8 47.2
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 427 52.1 2.1 48.0 56.2
No diabetes 1864 38.1 0.9 36.4 39.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 364 49.4 2.4 44.7 54.2
No current asthma 1907 38.3 0.9 36.5 40.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 1149 52.9 1.3 50.4 55.4
No arthritis 1138 33.8 1.0 31.8 35.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 579 54.6 2.0 50.6 58.5
<14 days mental health NOT good 1670 36.3 0.9 34.5 38.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 520 52.5 2.0 48.6 56.4
Non-smoker 1685 36.6 0.9 34.8 38.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 637 39.2 1.6 36.1 42.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 612 38.0 1.6 34.8 41.1
Obese, BMI>=30 854 43.1 1.4 40.3 45.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1440 36.2 1.0 34.3 38.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 856 49.0 1.6 45.9 52.1
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 295 41.6 2.3 37.1 46.2
Did not serve on active duty 1986 39.4 0.9 37.7 41.2

Numerator: Respondents with one or more days in the past 30 days when their poor physical or mental
health kept them from doing their usual activities, such as self-care, work or recreation.
 
Denominator: Among respondents with at least one day in the past 30 days when their physical
or mental health was not good, excluding unknowns and refusals.