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 2439 54.7 0.8 53.1 56.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 984 57.6 1.3 55.1 60.1
Female 1455 52.1 1.0 50.1 54.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 52 50.3 5.5 39.5 61.1
Non-Hispanic 2380 54.7 0.8 53.1 56.3
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2235 54.3 0.8 52.6 55.9
Black Only 86 59.0 4.7 49.7 68.3
Other Race Only 68 56.3 5.3 46.0 66.6
More than One Race 38 66.2 6.7 53.1 79.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 175 47.1 2.9 41.4 52.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 803 51.2 1.4 48.5 53.8
Some College 697 58.8 1.5 55.8 61.7
College Graduate 762 57.0 1.5 54.1 59.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 161 45.2 2.9 39.6 50.9
$15,000 - $24,999 411 44.9 1.8 41.3 48.5
$25,000 - $34,999 326 47.4 2.1 43.2 51.5
$35,000 - $49,999 413 58.8 2.0 54.9 62.7
$50,000+ 792 67.5 1.4 64.7 70.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 779 38.1 1.2 35.8 40.4
1-19 Hours 126 50.1 3.4 43.6 56.7
20-39 Hours 313 62.5 2.3 57.9 67.0
40 + Hours 1006 71.3 1.3 68.7 73.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1368 70.2 1.1 68.0 72.4
Out of Work 64 75.6 4.9 66.0 85.2
Homemaker / Student 124 64.3 3.8 56.9 71.7
Retired 769 35.5 1.1 33.3 37.7
Unable to Work 113 51.6 3.7 44.3 58.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1461 57.9 1.0 55.9 59.9
Divorced / Separated 456 61.7 2.0 57.8 65.6
Widowed 389 35.2 1.6 32.1 38.2
Never Married 130 57.3 3.8 49.9 64.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 648 44.9 1.4 42.1 47.7
Living without a Disability 1774 59.2 1.0 57.3 61.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 131 53.9 3.4 47.2 60.5
Rural 319 51.4 2.1 47.2 55.6
Densely-settled Rural 369 53.3 2.0 49.4 57.2
Semi-urban 493 57.6 1.8 54.1 61.2
Urban 1119 54.8 1.2 52.5 57.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 414 42.0 1.7 38.7 45.4
Excellent to Good 2014 58.1 0.9 56.3 59.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 181 70.9 3.4 64.4 77.5
Insured 2256 53.7 0.8 52.1 55.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 369 67.6 2.2 63.3 71.8
Non-Smoker 2065 52.9 0.9 51.2 54.6

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.