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Women Aged 18 and Older with Activity Limitations,* by Selected Condition and Race/Ethnicity, ** 2007

Women Aged 18 and Older with Activity Limitations,* by Selected Condition and Race/Ethnicity,** 2007
Activity Limitation Percent of Women with Limitations
Total Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic

*Activity limitations are defined as conditions that cause difficulty performing certain physical, leisure, and social activities.

**The sample of Asian/Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Alaska Natives, persons of more than one race, and persons of other or unspecified races was too small to produce reliable results.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2007. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

Arthritis/Rheumatism 26.7 26.5 30.1 25.5
Back/Neck Problems 20.9 22.0 19.6 16.2
Depression, Anxiety, and Emotional Problems 12.5 12.4 9.7 16.8
Diabetes 11.4 8.9 20.6 18.0

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