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 1911 45.4 0.8 43.8 47.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 752 46.9 1.3 44.3 49.5
Female 1159 44.2 1.1 42.1 46.2
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 56 52.3 5.3 42.0 62.6
Non-Hispanic 1853 45.2 0.9 43.5 46.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1753 44.7 0.9 43.0 46.4
Black Only 62 53.7 5.1 43.7 63.8
Other Race Only 71 53.6 4.8 44.1 63.0
More than One Race 22 67.9 8.6 51.1 84.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 159 47.7 3.0 41.7 53.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 598 42.7 1.4 39.8 45.5
Some College 580 48.9 1.6 45.8 52.0
College Graduate 569 44.3 1.5 41.3 47.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 153 44.8 3.0 38.9 50.6
$15,000 - $24,999 357 44.8 1.9 41.0 48.6
$25,000 - $34,999 253 43.2 2.2 38.8 47.6
$35,000 - $49,999 283 46.7 2.2 42.4 51.0
$50,000+ 520 50.3 1.7 47.1 53.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 563 32.1 1.2 29.7 34.6
1-19 Hours 71 41.9 4.1 33.9 50.0
20-39 Hours 212 53.2 2.7 48.0 58.5
40 + Hours 753 56.1 1.5 53.1 59.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1013 55.6 1.3 53.1 58.1
Out of Work 59 55.8 5.6 44.9 66.7
Homemaker / Student 104 53.2 3.8 45.7 60.8
Retired 641 32.6 1.2 30.3 35.0
Unable to Work 92 48.4 3.9 40.6 56.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1087 46.6 1.1 44.5 48.8
Divorced / Separated 385 55.4 2.1 51.4 59.4
Widowed 346 33.8 1.6 30.6 36.9
Never Married 90 47.2 4.1 39.2 55.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 489 38.1 1.5 35.2 41.1
Living without a Disability 1388 48.3 1.0 46.3 50.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 101 39.7 3.5 32.9 46.5
Rural 280 45.5 2.2 41.2 49.7
Densely-settled Rural 343 48.1 2.1 44.0 52.1
Semi-urban 388 49.1 1.9 45.4 52.9
Urban 793 43.7 1.3 41.2 46.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 332 37.4 1.8 33.8 40.9
Excellent to Good 1576 47.4 0.9 45.5 49.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 187 76.4 2.9 70.7 82.0
Insured 1721 43.5 0.9 41.8 45.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 351 55.6 2.2 51.3 60.0
Non-Smoker 1554 43.6 0.9 41.8 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.