In the state of Arizona, there are about 904,036 adults 18 and over who experience disability, representing 23.3% of the population. 21.3% or 430,678 are women, and 25.4% or 473,358 are men.

Figure 1. Rate of Disability by Age Group. Of people, aged 18 to 44, 15.9% report disability; for those age 45-64, the rate increases to 29.6%, and those 65 and over, 34.9% report disability.

Figure 2. Rate of Disability by Race-Ethnicity. In Arizona, the rate of disability among Hispanics is 19.6%; the rate of disability among Asian or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander is not applicable. 20.6% for Native Americans report disability, and not applicable for Black Non-Hispanics report disability. For White, non-Hispanics the rate of disability is 24.5%.

Figure 3. Self-Reported Health Status. 63.2% of people without disabilities report excellent or very good health, while 34.3% of people with disabilities report excellent or very good health. 27.3% of people without disability report good health, compared to 31.4% of people with disabilities, and 9.5% of people without disability report fair/poor health compared to 34.2% among those with disability.

Figure 4a. Health Behaviors. Smoking. 19.6% of people without disabilities report smoking, compared 27.7% or people with disabilities. Obesity 17.2% of people without disabilities report obesity, compared to 26.7% people with disability. Physical Inactivity. 11.6% of people without disability report physical inactivity compared to 18.3% or people with disabilities.

Figure 4b. Immunizations. Flu (past year). 29.0% of people without disabilities have gotten a flu immunization in the past year, compared to 31.7% or people with disability. Pneumonia (ever). 22.7% of people without disability have ever received a pneumonia shot, compared to 30.4% of people with disability.

Figure 4c. Health Coverage-Adults Under Age 65. Among people aged 18 to 44, 76.2% of those without disability have health care coverage compared to 77.1% of those with disability. Among those aged 45 to 64, 85.9% of those without a disability have health care coverage, compared to 87.7% of those with a disability.

Figure 4d. Continuous Health Care Provider by Age Group. For those aged 18 to 44, 61.9% of people without disability have a continuous health care provider, compared to 73.1% for those with a disability. For those aged 45-64, 79.5% of people without a disability report continuous health care provider, compared to 83.9% of those with a disability, and for those aged 65 and older, 89.3% of people without a disability report continuous health care provider, compared to 90.9% of those with a disability.