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 284 31.4 1.7 28.0 34.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 85 27.5 2.8 22.0 32.9
Female 199 34.0 2.2 29.8 38.3
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 258 30.7 1.8 27.2 34.2
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 6 60.3 15.3 30.3 90.3
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 7 49.3 14.6 20.7 77.8
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 1 15.2 14.0 0.0 42.8
Hispanic 2 12.3 8.5 0.0 29.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 44 38.2 4.9 28.7 47.8
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 107 32.9 2.8 27.4 38.4
Some College 74 30.2 3.4 23.6 36.8
College Graduate 58 26.7 3.3 20.1 33.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 35 33.9 5.1 23.9 43.8
$15,000 - $24,999 81 31.8 3.2 25.5 38.1
$25,000 - $34,999 44 28.1 4.0 20.3 36.0
$35,000 - $49,999 26 25.5 4.8 16.0 35.0
$50,000+ 32 29.9 5.1 19.8 40.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 63 46.5 4.8 37.1 55.9
Out of Work 2 52.2 30.7 0.0 100.0
Homemaker / Student 18 35.5 7.7 20.5 50.6
Retired 196 27.8 1.9 24.1 31.4
Unable to Work 5 50.5 16.1 18.9 82.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 120 29.3 2.4 24.6 33.9
Divorced / Separated 44 49.7 5.5 38.8 60.6
Widowed 116 33.4 2.6 28.3 38.6
Never Married 3 8.4 5.0 0.0 18.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 63 24.7 3.0 18.8 30.6
Living without a Disability 211 33.5 2.1 29.4 37.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 22 33.9 6.3 21.6 46.3
Rural 44 30.1 4.2 21.9 38.3
Densely-settled Rural 64 33.5 3.8 26.0 41.0
Semi-urban 48 31.1 4.2 22.8 39.4
Urban 103 30.2 2.8 24.8 35.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 62 27.1 3.2 20.8 33.3
Excellent to Good 219 33.0 2.0 29.0 37.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 3 19.6 12.2 0.0 43.5
Insured 280 31.5 1.7 28.1 34.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 39 45.5 5.9 34.0 57.0
Non-Smoker 244 29.7 1.8 26.3 33.2

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.