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 227 62.9 3.0 57.0 68.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 74 60.7 5.1 50.6 70.8
Female 153 64.1 3.6 57.0 71.1
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 187 62.3 3.3 55.8 68.7
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 17 79.4 9.3 61.2 97.5
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 10 53.9 13.7 27.0 80.8
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 5 33.8 14.4 5.6 62.1
Hispanic 6 89.0 10.8 67.8 100.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 21 60.4 8.6 43.6 77.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 51 44.4 5.2 34.2 54.6
Some College 79 72.6 5.3 62.2 83.0
College Graduate 76 70.6 4.7 61.4 79.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 21 50.2 9.1 32.5 68.0
$15,000 - $24,999 41 53.7 6.4 41.1 66.3
$25,000 - $34,999 38 57.9 7.0 44.1 71.7
$35,000 - $49,999 37 86.9 5.3 76.5 97.3
$50,000+ 57 66.0 5.3 55.6 76.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 166 72.4 3.5 65.5 79.3
Out of Work 10 78.5 10.5 58.0 99.1
Homemaker / Student 31 78.2 7.7 63.1 93.2
Retired 9 18.3 6.0 6.6 30.0
Unable to Work 11 35.9 9.7 16.9 54.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 116 62.6 3.8 55.1 70.0
Divorced / Separated 56 71.1 6.0 59.4 82.9
Widowed 8 19.5 7.0 5.9 33.2
Never Married 47 77.4 6.9 63.8 91.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 55 43.4 4.9 33.8 53.0
Living without a Disability 165 70.8 3.6 63.8 77.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 11 53.7 11.2 31.7 75.7
Rural 26 73.6 9.0 56.0 91.2
Densely-settled Rural 31 50.7 7.8 35.3 66.1
Semi-urban 45 59.6 6.3 47.3 71.9
Urban 111 66.2 4.0 58.4 73.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 40 41.9 5.6 31.0 52.8
Excellent to Good 187 70.0 3.3 63.5 76.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 40 75.2 7.1 61.2 89.1
Insured 185 61.0 3.3 54.6 67.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 61 68.4 5.7 57.1 79.7
Non-Smoker 166 61.2 3.5 54.3 68.1

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