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Activity Limitations

This indicator shows the percentage of adults reporting being limited in any way in any activities because of physical, mental or emotional problems.

Activity Limitations

17.0
17.4
Comparison: U.S. Value 

17.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Disabilities
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the PRC National Health Survey. U.S. value is available, 2011.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

An individual can get a disabling impairment or chronic condition at any point in life. Compared with people without disabilities, people with disabilities are more likely to: experience difficulties or delays in getting the health care they need; not have an annual dental visit; not have a mammogram in past 2 years; not have a Pap test within the past 3 years; not engage in fitness activities; use tobacco; be overweight or obese; have high blood pressure; experience symptoms of psychological distress; receive less social-emotional support; and have lower employment rates.

Activity Limitations : Time Series

2008: 18.1 2011: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Age Group

18-39: 9.3 40-64: 19.7 65+: 33.6 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Gender

Female: 17.6 Male: 17.1 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Income

Low Income: 22.6 Mid/High Income: 14.3 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 20.4 Hispanic: 10.0 White, non-Hispanic: 18.4 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 18.8 Southeast Omaha: 18.0 Northwest Omaha: 16.9 Southwest Omaha: 16.1 Western Douglas County: 15.8 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations

Comparison: Prior Value 

17.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Categories: Health / Disabilities
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: December 2011

Why is this important?

An individual can get a disabling impairment or chronic condition at any point in life. Compared with people without disabilities, people with disabilities are more likely to: experience difficulties or delays in getting the health care they need; not have an annual dental visit; not have a mammogram in past 2 years; not have a Pap test within the past 3 years; not engage in fitness activities; use tobacco; be overweight or obese; have high blood pressure; experience symptoms of psychological distress; receive less social-emotional support; and have lower employment rates.

Activity Limitations : Time Series

2008: 18.1 2011: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Age Group

18-39: 9.3 40-64: 19.7 65+: 33.6 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Gender

Female: 17.6 Male: 17.1 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Income

Low Income: 22.6 Mid/High Income: 14.3 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Race

Black, non-Hispanic: 20.4 Hispanic: 10.0 White, non-Hispanic: 18.4 Overall: 17.4

percent

Activity Limitations, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 18.8 Southeast Omaha: 18.0 Northwest Omaha: 16.9 Southwest Omaha: 16.1 Western Douglas County: 15.8 Overall: 17.4

percent