Table 2.

Changes in morbidity, white non-Hispanics 45–54

Mean 2011–2013Δ 1997–199995% CI of change
Physical health
 Excellent/Very Good*0.559‒0.067[‒0.070, ‒0.063]
 Fair/Poor*0.1590.043[0.040, 0.046]
 Days physical health was not good*4.211.18[1.11, 1.24]
 Neck pain0.2110.023[0.012, 0.033]
 Facial pain0.0680.013[0.007, 0.019]
 Chronic joint pain0.3470.026[0.012, 0.040]
 Sciatica0.1400.026[0.018, 0.035]
Mental health
 Kessler 6-score ≥ 130.0480.009[0.004, 0.015]
 Days mental health was not good*4.161.06[1.00, 1.12]
ADLs, difficulty
 Walking0.1240.029[0.020, 0.037]
 Climbing stairs0.0850.016[0.009, 0.023]
 Standing0.1500.025[0.016, 0.034]
 Sitting0.0990.016[0.009, 0.024]
 Shopping0.0880.022[0.015, 0.029]
 Socializing0.0870.024[0.017, 0.031]
 Activities limited by physical or mental health§0.2440.032[0.028, 0.035]
 Unable to work*0.0920.045[0.043, 0.047]
Alcohol consumption
 At risk for heavy drinking§0.0740.017[0.015, 0.018]
 AST > normal range0.0580.035[0.014, 0.055]
 ALT > normal range0.0720.022[‒0.003, 0.047]
 AST > normal range (BMI < 30)0.0520.035[0.011, 0.058]
 ALT > normal range (BMI < 30)0.0520.026[0.001, 0.052]
  • * BRFSS 1997–1999 and 2011–2013.

  • NHIS 1997–1999 and 2011–2013.

  • NHIS 2002–2003 and 2011–2013.

  • § BRFSS 2001–2003 and 2011–2013.

  • NHANES 1999–2002 and 2009–2012.