Adults Who are Limited in Any Activities

Because of Physical, Mental, or

Emotional Problems


2008 - 2007 - 2005 - 2003 - 2001
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Adults Who are Limited in Any Activities Because of Physical, Mental, or Emotional Problems Chart

State 2001 2003 2005 2007 2008
Alabama 20.6% 23.2% 22.4% 23.2% 25.1%
Alaska 16.0% 18.2% 19.3% 21.1% 21.9%
Arizona 18.3% 19.7% 19.4% 18.4% 21.6%
Arkansas 20.7% 22.9% 21.0% 23.1% 25.0%
California 16.3% 18.3% 17.5% 16.0% 18.8%
Colorado 15.9% 18.1% 16.2% 16.7% 19.0%
Connecticut 15.5% 17.4% 15.2% 16.5% 18.8%
Delaware 15.6% 17.5% 17.2% 20.8% 20.3%
Florida 17.4% 20.2% 19.0% 17.8% 19.2%
Georgia 14.5% 18.3% 19.0% 20.5% 18.5%
Hawaii 9.5% 11.2% 14.7% 15.3% 16.8%
Idaho 19.1% 21.1% 20.5% 20.0% 22.6%
Illinois 15.1% 13.9% 13.9% 17.1% 18.2%
Indiana 17.5% 18.4% 17.2% 18.8% 20.0%
Iowa 14.3% 17.1% 16.9% 17.4% 17.0%
Kansas 14.8% 16.0% 18.2% 18.9% 20.8%
Kentucky 22.5% 24.8% 22.6% 23.5% 25.5%
Louisiana 15.8% 16.7% 18.6% 18.2% 20.9%
Maine 18.6% 20.6% 19.5% 21.8% 22.2%
Maryland 14.4% 17.4% 15.7% 17.4% 20.5%
Massachusetts 16.9% 17.7% 16.8% 17.8% 17.5%
Michigan 18.4% 20.7% 19.8% 21.0% 22.6%
Minnesota 16.6% 21.7% 20.5% 16.4% 19.9%
Mississippi 19.5% 23.7% 22.1% 22.5% 24.2%
Missouri 19.0% 19.3% 20.9% 21.4% 25.0%
Montana 19.0% 19.9% 20.5% 21.5% 22.9%
Nebraska 14.7% 16.8% 17.3% 17.4% 18.3%
Nevada 18.8% 17.9% 19.3% 18.8% 20.3%
New Hampshire 14.8% 19.4% 17.3% 19.9% 21.4%
New Jersey 14.5% 16.5% 15.1% 17.3% 17.1%
New Mexico 18.4% 18.1% 19.3% 20.7% 22.2%
New York 15.7% 18.4% 17.2% 18.2% 19.4%
North Carolina 15.5% 17.9% 17.8% 19.6% 21.3%
North Dakota 14.8% 16.0% 14.8% 15.0% 17.0%
Ohio 16.2% 17.3% 17.8% 20.7% 21.5%
Oklahoma 20.3% 21.3% 22.2% 23.5% 26.1%
Oregon 21.9% 23.7% 22.4% 23.4% 23.9%
Pennsylvania 17.2% 18.6% 18.4% 19.2% 21.1%
Rhode Island 15.6% 17.9% 16.9% 19.8% 18.9%
South Carolina 16.2% 18.6% 19.2% 20.0% 21.7%
South Dakota 16.8% 18.8% 19.0% 18.2% 19.0%
Tennessee 16.4% 18.3% 20.1% 20.3% 22.8%
Texas 15.4% 17.5% 16.8% 18.3% 19.2%
Utah 16.3% 18.8% 19.2% 17.0% 19.5%
Vermont 17.9% 18.4% 19.2% 18.9% 21.3%
Virginia 17.5% 17.6% 17.6% 16.6% 19.3%
Washington 21.5% 23.5% 21.8% 22.8% 23.9%
West Virginia 24.0% 26.4% 27.4% 25.9% 29.5%
Wisconsin 16.8% 17.5% 17.2% 16.0% 18.2%
Wyoming 17.1% 18.9% 18.4% 18.7% 20.6%

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Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/brfss/index.asp
Numerator: Number of adults aged >=18 years who report they are limited in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Denominator: Number of adults aged >=18 years who report they are or are not limited in any activities because of physical, mental, or emotional problems (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: Colors for the chloropleth thematic map were obtained from the ColorBrewer website:
http://www.personal.psu.edu/cab38/ColorBrewer/ColorBrewer.html
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.
  • Data for 2008 was added to the chart and data table.

11/16/2009

  • Data for all 50 states was added to the data table.
  • A choloropleth thematic map representing data for all 50 states was added.
  • A hyperlink to instructions on how to print the background colors for the data tables was added.



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