In the state of Idaho, there are about 197,000 adults 18 and over who experience disability, representing 20.9% of the population. 22.2% or 107,000 are women, and 19.6% or 90,000 are men.

Figure 1. Rate of Disability by Age Group. Of people, aged 18 to 44, 14.2% report disability; for those age 45-64, the rate increases to 26.0%, and those 65 and over, 32.7% report disability.

Figure 2. Rate of Disability by Race-Ethnicity. In Idaho, the rate of disability among Hispanics is 17.8%; the rate of disability among Asian or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander is not applicable. Not applicable for Native Americans report disability, and not applicable for Black Non-Hispanics report disability. For White, non-Hispanics the rate of disability is 20.6%.

Figure 3. Self-Reported Health Status. 66.1% of people without disabilities report excellent or very good health, while 32.7% of people with disabilities report excellent or very good health. 26.9% of people without disability report good health, compared to 33.4% of people with disabilities, and 7.0% of people without disability report fair/poor health compared to 33.9% among those with disability.

Figure 4a. Health Behaviors. Smoking. 17.8% of people without disabilities report smoking, compared 26.3% or people with disabilities. Obesity 18.3% of people without disabilities report obesity, compared to 31.6% people with disability. Physical Inactivity. 8.2% of people without disability report physical inactivity compared to 14.8% or people with disabilities.

Figure 4b. Immunizations. Flu (past year). 29.7% of people without disabilities have gotten a flu immunization in the past year, compared to 35.1% or people with disability. Pneumonia (ever). 20.7% of people without disability have ever received a pneumonia shot, compared to 32.0% of people with disability.

Figure 4c. Health Coverage-Adults Under Age 65. Among people aged 18 to 44, 78.7% of those without disability have health care coverage compared to 72.1% of those with disability. Among those aged 45 to 64, 89.2% of those without a disability have health care coverage, compared to 81.8% of those with a disability.

Figure 4d. Continuous Health Care Provider by Age Group. For those aged 18 to 44, 62.9% of people without disability have a continuous health care provider, compared to 70.7% for those with a disability. For those aged 45-64, 79.4% of people without a disability report continuous health care provider, compared to 80.8% of those with a disability, and for those aged 65 and older, 87.8% of people without a disability report continuous health care provider, compared to 92.6% of those with a disability.