Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Have
Never Been Immunized Against Pneumococcal Disease

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 672 30.5 1.1 28.5 32.6
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 249 32.4 1.8 28.9 35.8
Female 423 29.2 1.3 26.7 31.7
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 15 37.3 8.1 21.4 53.3
Non-Hispanic 656 30.4 1.1 28.3 32.4
RACE . . . . .
White Only 626 29.9 1.1 27.8 32.0
Black Only 21 48.5 8.2 32.4 64.6
Other Race Only 18 41.5 8.1 25.6 57.3
More than One Race 5 23.9 9.9 4.5 43.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 87 33.8 3.2 27.6 40.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 280 32.4 1.7 29.1 35.7
Some College 158 26.3 1.9 22.5 30.1
College Graduate 144 29.9 2.2 25.5 34.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 75 30.7 3.2 24.4 37.0
$15,000 - $24,999 162 29.2 2.1 25.1 33.3
$25,000 - $34,999 113 27.9 2.4 23.2 32.5
$35,000 - $49,999 81 27.9 2.8 22.4 33.4
$50,000+ 97 33.4 2.9 27.7 39.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 430 26.6 1.2 24.3 29.0
1-19 Hours 46 28.6 3.8 21.2 36.0
20-39 Hours 71 40.8 3.9 33.1 48.6
40 + Hours 79 52.7 4.4 44.1 61.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 135 42.1 3.0 36.2 47.9
Out of Work 6 49.5 15.2 19.6 79.3
Homemaker / Student 44 31.9 4.3 23.5 40.4
Retired 473 28.1 1.2 25.8 30.4
Unable to Work 10 24.4 7.2 10.2 38.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 341 31.8 1.5 29.0 34.7
Divorced / Separated 78 33.6 3.3 27.2 40.1
Widowed 230 26.5 1.6 23.4 29.7
Never Married 23 36.1 6.2 24.0 48.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 190 23.9 1.6 20.7 27.1
Living without a Disability 479 34.4 1.4 31.8 37.1
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 56 38.4 4.2 30.1 46.6
Rural 111 29.9 2.6 24.9 34.9
Densely-settled Rural 130 36.9 2.7 31.5 42.3
Semi-urban 127 30.3 2.4 25.6 35.0
Urban 248 27.1 1.6 24.0 30.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 131 22.2 1.9 18.6 25.9
Excellent to Good 537 33.6 1.3 31.2 36.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 10 41.7 11.1 19.9 63.5
Insured 660 30.4 1.1 28.3 32.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 69 38.9 3.9 31.2 46.6
Non-Smoker 603 29.9 1.1 27.8 32.1

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they
have never been immunized against pneumococcal disease.
Denominator: All respondents ages 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.