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Table 2 Prevalence of optimal SRH by socio-demographic characteristics and behavioral health risk factors among adults with and without diabetes for the year 2007, BRFSS, United States

From: Physical activity and optimal self-rated health of adults with and without diabetes

  Optimal self-rated health a
  Type 1 diabetes b
(n d = 1,376)
Type 2 diabetes c
(n = 29,572)
Without diabetes
(n = 380,757)
  % 95% CI e % 95% CI % 95% CI
Overall 53.3 47.5-59.1 52.2 51.2-53.8 86.2 85.9-86.4
Age (years)       
   18-24 86.2 69.2-94.6 41.1 19.0-67.4 90.6 89.5-91.5
   25-34 65.0 53.2-75.2 63.2 52.2-73.0 90.0 89.2-90.6
   35-44 47.9 38.1-57.8 57.5 52.0-62.8 89.4 88.9-89.9
   45-64 39.5 31.3-48.4 50.8 49.0-52.7 84.5 84.1-84.8
   ≥65 43.0 30.3-56.8 52.6 50.7-54.5 76.5 76.0-77.0
Sex       
   Male 56.8 47.7-65.5 55.2 53.3-57.2 86.8 86.4-87.3
   Female 49.3 42.4-56.2 49.6 47.9-51.3 85.5 85.2-85.9
Race/ethnicity       
   Non-Hispanic White 59.4 53.2-65.3 57.1 55.8-58.3 88.7 88.5-88.9
   Non-Hispanic Black 38.8 25.8-53.6 48.9 45.2-52.5 83.3 82.4-84.2
   Hispanic 46.7 22.3-72.8 32.8 28.3-37.6 76.0 74.7-77.2
   Other 42.3 24.8-62.0 58.4 51.9-64.7 87.1 86.0-88.2
Education       
   Less than high school 44.8 20.8-71.6 28.8 25.7-32.0 65.6 64.3-66.9
   High school graduates 41.7 31.9-52.3 49.0 47.1-50.9 83.1 82.6-83.6
   College education 61.3 54.5-67.7 63.6 61.7-65.3 91.3 91.1-91.6
Employment       
   Employed 66.5 58.9-73.3 67.0 64.5-69.4 91.5 91.2-91.8
   Unemployed 55.3 34.4-74.5 44.8 37.4-52.3 79.6 78.1-81.1
   Not in workforce 36.3 26.1-47.8 44.5 43.0-46.0 76.8 76.3-77.2
Marital Status       
   Married f 53.4 46.4-60.3 55.7 53.9-57.4 87.9 87.6-88.2
   Unmarried g 53.1 43.4-62.6 46.8 45.0-48.7 83.0 82.5-83.5
Current smoker       
   Yes 42.6 32.1-53.9 43.4 40.4-46.5 80.0 79.4-80.7
   No 56.0 49.3-62.6 54.1 52.6-55.5 87.7 87.4-88.0
Current drinker       
   Yes 65.5 56.9-73.1 64.1 61.6-66.4 90.4 90.1-90.8
   No 45.0 36.9-53.4 47.5 46.0-49.0 81.1 80.7-81.5
History of cardiovascular diseases       
   Yes 34.3 23.4-47.1 35.8 33.3-38.4 57.0 55.9-58.1
   No 59.1 52.3-65.5 59.2 57.7-60.8 88.4 88.1-88.6
History of arthritis       
   Yes 34.1 26.5-42.8 44.4 42.8-46.0 74.1 73.6-74.6
   No 61.2 54.2-67.8 61.2 59.1-63.2 90.2 89.9-90.5
Disability       
   Yes 21.4 15.6-28.7 32.7 31.1-34.5 59.9 59.2-60.6
   No 72.6 65.4-78.9 68.0 66.1-69.8 92.0 91.8-92.3
Have health care access       
   Yes 55.1 48.9-61.2 53.9 52.5-55.2 87.4 87.2-87.7
   No 37.8 23.1-55.3 39.7 35.4-44.2 79.4 78.5-80.3
Body mass index (kg/m 2 )       
   Neither overweight nor obese (< 25) 61.8 50.0-72.3 53.9 50.0-57.7 88.9 88.5-89.3
   Overweight (25 -< 30) 60.4 50.8-69.3 57.0 54.6-59.2 87.6 87.2-88.0
   Obese (≥ 30) 34.6 27.8-42.5 49.7 47.9-51.5 80.6 79.9-81.2
  1. a. Self-rated health reported as "excellent", "very good", or "good".
  2. b. Age at diagnosis < 30 years and currently using insulin.
  3. c. Age at diagnosis ≥30 years. Or, age at diagnosis < 30 years and currently not using insulin.
  4. d. Maximum subgroup sample size.
  5. e. Confidence interval.
  6. f. Included unmarried couples.
  7. g. Reported as "divorced", "widowed", "separated", or "never married".