Percentage of Adults with Asthma Who Have Never
Been Immunized Against Pneumococcal Disease

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 225 70.7 2.8 65.3 76.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 66 77.1 4.7 67.9 86.3
Female 159 67.0 3.3 60.5 73.5
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White, Non-Hispanic 194 68.9 3.0 63.1 74.7
Black, Non-Hispanic 12 70.9 14.8 42.0 99.9
Other Race, Non-Hispanic 6 96.2 4.0 88.3 100.0
Hispanic 11 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 23 65.4 8.2 49.3 81.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 60 63.2 5.2 52.9 73.5
Some College 84 77.2 4.6 68.2 86.2
College Graduate 58 74.1 5.0 64.3 83.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 22 60.2 8.8 43.1 77.4
$15,000 - $24,999 43 68.5 6.4 55.9 81.0
$25,000 - $34,999 28 68.6 8.0 52.9 84.2
$35,000 - $49,000 42 76.1 6.5 63.3 88.9
$50,000+ 55 74.5 5.7 63.3 85.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 156 80.1 3.2 73.8 86.4
Out of Work 11 89.8 8.3 73.4 100.0
Homemaker / Student 26 80.8 6.9 67.3 94.4
Retired 19 36.5 7.1 22.5 50.4
Unable to Work 13 46.2 10.8 25.0 67.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 119 69.8 3.8 62.3 77.3
Divorced / Separated 43 64.2 6.3 51.8 76.5
Widowed 14 41.3 9.2 23.2 59.3
Never Married 48 89.0 4.3 80.5 97.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 56 55.2 5.4 44.5 65.8
Living without a Disability 167 77.4 3.1 71.4 83.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 9 71.3 12.1 47.6 94.9
Rural 21 68.0 8.2 51.8 84.1
Densely-settled Rural 36 72.2 6.7 59.1 85.3
Semi-urban 39 72.5 6.2 60.4 84.6
Urban 119 70.3 4.0 62.5 78.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 42 50.6 6.1 38.8 62.5
Excellent to Good 183 77.7 2.9 72.0 83.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 31 76.6 7.7 61.6 91.6
Insured 194 69.8 2.9 64.1 75.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 63 78.3 5.1 68.2 88.4
Non-Smoker 160 68.2 3.3 61.8 74.6

Numerator: Respondents with asthma who reported they
have never been immunized against pneumococcal disease.
Denominator: All respondents with Asthma, excluding unknowns and refusals.