Percentage of Adults Ages 50 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 995 45.9 1.2 43.6 48.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 424 50.3 1.9 46.6 54.0
Female 571 42.2 1.5 39.3 45.2
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 896 45.1 1.2 42.7 47.5
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 44 63.9 6.3 51.6 76.2
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 20 50.1 8.8 32.8 67.4
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 9 47.5 12.8 22.3 72.7
Hispanic 23 57.6 8.5 40.9 74.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 86 50.1 4.3 41.8 58.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 343 48.7 2.1 44.7 52.8
Some College 285 45.2 2.2 40.8 49.6
College Graduate 280 42.4 2.1 38.3 46.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 81 50.5 4.4 41.8 59.3
$15,000 - $24,999 165 41.9 2.8 36.5 47.4
$25,000 - $34,999 153 43.9 3.0 38.1 49.8
$35,000 - $49,999 158 47.4 3.0 41.4 53.3
$50,000+ 272 51.8 2.4 47.1 56.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 538 57.0 1.8 53.5 60.5
Out of Work 29 71.1 8.0 55.5 86.7
Homemaker / Student 45 64.8 5.8 53.4 76.2
Retired 335 32.0 1.6 28.8 35.2
Unable to Work 46 55.3 6.0 43.5 67.2
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 533 45.7 1.6 42.6 48.7
Divorced / Separated 238 58.7 2.7 53.4 64.0
Widowed 174 36.3 2.4 31.5 41.0
Never Married 48 52.1 5.8 40.7 63.4
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 243 41.2 2.3 36.7 45.6
Living without a Disability 744 47.8 1.4 45.1 50.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 48 42.7 5.3 32.3 53.1
Rural 142 45.6 3.1 39.6 51.6
Densely-settled Rural 173 48.3 2.9 42.5 54.0
Semi-urban 206 47.9 2.6 42.7 53.1
Urban 423 44.8 1.8 41.2 48.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 168 36.8 2.5 31.9 41.7
Excellent to Good 822 48.3 1.3 45.7 50.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 115 80.6 3.5 73.7 87.5
Insured 877 43.4 1.2 41.0 45.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 211 62.2 2.9 56.6 67.9
Non-Smoker 782 42.9 1.3 40.4 45.4

Numerator: Respondents ages 50 years and older who reported they
did not have a flu shot during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 50 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.