Table 3.

Percent of US Population 25 Years and Older Who Reported Spending Time on Health-Related Self Care by Selected Characteristics, 2003 to 2007 and 2006 to 2007

By age (years)
By self-rated health
    Very goodN/A3.5
By body mass index
  • Weighted to represent the US civilian noninstitutionalized population aged 25 years and older. N/A indicated data not available because self-reported health and body mass index were only collected in 2006 and 2007. When respondents reported 2 or more activities for the same time (ie, multi-tasking), only self-care activities designated as primary by the respondent are included by the American Time Use Survey.

  • * Excludes 67 respondents who did not answer the eating and health module; 5 reported health-related self care.