Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Have
Never Been Immunized Against Pneumococcal Disease

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 331 41.4 1.9 37.7 45.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 98 41.9 3.4 35.2 48.6
Female 233 41.0 2.2 36.7 45.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 302 39.5 1.9 35.8 43.3
Black, Non-Hispanic 15 66.0 11.0 44.4 87.6
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 7 89.7 7.8 74.4 100.0
Hispanic 7 54.2 15.8 23.3 85.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 65 53.4 4.7 44.2 62.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 135 39.9 2.9 34.2 45.6
Some College 75 39.3 3.9 31.7 46.9
College Graduate 53 37.4 4.5 28.5 46.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 40 46.3 5.8 34.8 57.7
$15,000 - $24,999 89 43.1 3.7 35.9 50.3
$25,000 - $34,999 40 34.3 4.9 24.6 44.0
$35,000 - $49,000 36 45.8 6.2 33.8 57.9
$50,000+ 26 40.7 6.5 28.0 53.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 64 54.9 4.9 45.4 64.5
Out of Work 2 40.0 24.7 0.0 88.3
Homemaker / Student 13 44.4 9.5 25.7 63.0
Retired 246 38.1 2.1 34.0 42.3
Unable to Work 6 59.4 14.8 30.4 88.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 149 41.4 2.7 36.1 46.7
Divorced / Separated 31 46.5 6.9 32.9 60.1
Widowed 141 39.4 2.7 34.1 44.7
Never Married 10 54.3 11.4 31.9 76.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 81 33.3 3.3 26.8 39.8
Living without a Disability 246 44.8 2.3 40.2 49.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 21 39.3 7.3 25.0 53.7
Rural 55 38.9 4.5 30.1 47.7
Densely-settled Rural 66 41.6 4.3 33.3 50.0
Semi-urban 76 43.8 4.1 35.9 51.8
Urban 111 41.6 3.3 35.2 48.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 78 38.5 3.8 31.1 45.9
Excellent to Good 251 42.5 2.2 38.2 46.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 3 40.8 18.8 4.0 77.6
Insured 328 41.4 1.9 37.6 45.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 42 52.0 5.8 40.6 63.4
Non-Smoker 286 40.0 2.0 36.1 43.9

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they
have never been immunized against pneumococcal disease.
Denominator: All respondents ages 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.