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 633 27.5 1.0 25.5 29.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 237 28.8 1.7 25.5 32.1
Female 396 26.5 1.2 24.1 28.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 17 42.1 8.2 26.0 58.2
Non-Hispanic 616 27.2 1.0 25.2 29.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 583 26.7 1.0 24.7 28.7
Black Only 26 57.1 8.1 41.3 73.0
Other Race Only 16 33.1 7.4 18.5 47.7
More than One Race 7 27.9 9.8 8.7 47.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 90 32.3 3.1 26.3 38.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 252 28.1 1.6 24.9 31.2
Some College 166 27.0 1.9 23.3 30.8
College Graduate 123 24.3 2.0 20.2 28.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 79 31.2 3.2 25.1 37.4
$15,000 - $24,999 167 27.5 2.0 23.6 31.3
$25,000 - $34,999 123 30.7 2.4 25.9 35.5
$35,000 - $49,999 62 21.1 2.5 16.2 26.0
$50,000+ 79 26.0 2.7 20.8 31.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 426 25.0 1.1 22.8 27.3
1-19 Hours 50 29.5 3.7 22.3 36.8
20-39 Hours 54 31.6 3.7 24.2 38.9
40 + Hours 65 42.6 4.3 34.2 51.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 117 35.3 2.8 29.7 40.9
Out of Work 6 41.2 14.6 12.5 69.9
Homemaker / Student 37 27.9 4.2 19.7 36.0
Retired 458 25.7 1.1 23.6 27.9
Unable to Work 13 31.6 7.9 16.1 47.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 277 25.7 1.4 23.0 28.4
Divorced / Separated 76 30.7 3.1 24.6 36.7
Widowed 257 29.8 1.6 26.6 33.0
Never Married 22 33.7 6.0 21.9 45.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 209 23.9 1.6 20.9 27.0
Living without a Disability 422 29.5 1.3 27.0 32.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 51 31.7 3.9 24.0 39.4
Rural 98 26.7 2.5 21.9 31.6
Densely-settled Rural 118 31.2 2.6 26.1 36.2
Semi-urban 107 24.3 2.2 20.0 28.6
Urban 259 27.1 1.6 24.1 30.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 133 20.9 1.8 17.5 24.4
Excellent to Good 496 29.9 1.2 27.5 32.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 11 45.3 11.3 23.2 67.4
Insured 620 27.2 1.0 25.3 29.2
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 80 44.7 4.0 36.9 52.4
Non-Smoker 551 26.0 1.0 24.0 28.0

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.