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 324 29.2 1.5 26.2 32.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 128 30.0 2.5 25.1 34.9
Female 196 28.7 2.0 24.8 32.5
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 293 28.3 1.6 25.2 31.4
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 15 55.9 10.1 36.1 75.6
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 8 35.9 11.9 12.4 59.3
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 1 22.7 18.8 0.0 59.6
Hispanic 6 56.5 16.3 24.5 88.6
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 54 42.5 5.0 32.7 52.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 134 31.5 2.5 26.5 36.5
Some College 77 26.5 3.0 20.7 32.4
College Graduate 58 20.8 2.7 15.5 26.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 39 36.9 5.3 26.6 47.3
$15,000 - $24,999 73 28.9 3.3 22.4 35.3
$25,000 - $34,999 54 27.7 3.6 20.8 34.7
$35,000 - $49,999 31 24.0 4.2 15.8 32.1
$50,000+ 37 32.4 4.8 23.0 41.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 47 34.5 4.6 25.5 43.5
Out of Work 2 100.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Homemaker / Student 4 20.2 9.2 2.1 38.2
Retired 263 28.1 1.7 24.8 31.4
Unable to Work 8 66.2 12.1 42.4 90.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 130 25.6 2.1 21.5 29.8
Divorced / Separated 65 45.3 4.7 36.1 54.6
Widowed 116 29.9 2.6 24.9 34.9
Never Married 11 39.1 9.4 20.7 57.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 86 25.4 2.7 20.2 30.7
Living without a Disability 234 31.1 1.9 27.3 34.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 15 23.7 6.2 11.7 35.8
Rural 55 31.2 3.8 23.6 38.7
Densely-settled Rural 54 27.9 3.7 20.7 35.1
Semi-urban 72 32.9 3.6 25.9 39.9
Urban 128 28.4 2.4 23.6 33.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 78 27.0 3.0 21.3 32.8
Excellent to Good 243 29.9 1.8 26.3 33.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 14 72.5 11.3 50.5 94.6
Insured 310 28.4 1.5 25.4 31.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 44 41.9 5.3 31.5 52.2
Non-Smoker 279 28.0 1.6 24.9 31.2

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.