Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Did Not Get
Immunized Against Influenza During the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 273 32.0 1.8 28.5 35.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 76 30.4 3.1 24.2 36.5
Female 197 33.1 2.1 29.0 37.1
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 252 30.9 1.8 27.4 34.4
Black, Non-Hispanic 12 53.9 11.7 31.0 76.8
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 4 46.6 20.2 7.1 86.1
Hispanic 5 39.1 15.2 9.4 68.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 56 44.9 4.8 35.6 54.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 117 32.4 2.7 27.0 37.7
Some College 57 27.8 3.5 20.9 34.6
College Graduate 40 25.9 3.9 18.3 33.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 38 41.9 5.7 30.7 53.2
$15,000 - $24,999 72 33.8 3.5 26.9 40.6
$25,000 - $34,999 38 29.6 4.5 20.7 38.5
$35,000 - $49,000 27 33.2 5.8 22.0 44.5
$50,000+ 21 30.4 6.0 18.6 42.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 54 39.7 4.7 30.5 48.8
Out of Work 2 40.0 24.7 0.0 88.3
Homemaker / Student 14 46.3 9.5 27.6 65.0
Retired 196 29.2 2.0 25.4 33.0
Unable to Work 7 60.4 15.4 30.3 90.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 110 29.3 2.5 24.5 34.1
Divorced / Separated 29 42.9 6.9 29.3 56.5
Widowed 123 33.9 2.6 28.8 39.0
Never Married 11 44.7 10.9 23.3 66.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 70 26.4 3.0 20.5 32.3
Living without a Disability 200 34.3 2.2 30.0 38.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 15 28.4 6.7 15.2 41.6
Rural 39 29.6 4.3 21.2 37.9
Densely-settled Rural 56 31.9 3.9 24.3 39.5
Semi-urban 71 39.9 4.0 32.1 47.8
Urban 91 29.3 2.9 23.6 35.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 69 35.4 3.7 28.1 42.7
Excellent to Good 201 30.8 2.0 26.9 34.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 2 16.9 11.7 0.0 39.9
Insured 271 32.1 1.8 28.6 35.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 44 48.5 5.8 37.1 59.8
Non-Smoker 226 29.8 1.8 26.2 33.3

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they
did not have a flu shot during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.