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 669 26.5 1.0 24.7 28.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 246 28.5 1.6 25.3 31.7
Female 423 25.1 1.1 22.9 27.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 14 25.9 6.6 13.0 38.8
Non-Hispanic 655 26.6 1.0 24.7 28.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 619 26.1 1.0 24.2 28.0
Black Only 25 44.2 7.1 30.4 58.1
Other Race Only 19 33.2 6.8 19.8 46.5
More than One Race 4 23.0 10.9 1.7 44.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 100 35.8 3.1 29.8 41.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 249 25.2 1.5 22.3 28.2
Some College 183 27.6 1.9 23.9 31.2
College Graduate 136 22.9 1.9 19.2 26.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 69 31.9 3.4 25.2 38.5
$15,000 - $24,999 163 28.5 2.0 24.5 32.5
$25,000 - $34,999 114 27.0 2.4 22.3 31.6
$35,000 - $49,999 75 20.9 2.3 16.4 25.5
$50,000+ 104 24.9 2.3 20.4 29.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 473 24.3 1.1 22.3 26.4
1-19 Hours 51 31.0 3.9 23.4 38.5
20-39 Hours 44 23.9 3.4 17.2 30.6
40 + Hours 66 42.0 4.3 33.6 50.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 126 36.6 2.8 31.0 42.1
Out of Work 3 56.7 23.3 11.1 100.0
Homemaker / Student 38 29.7 4.3 21.2 38.2
Retired 483 24.1 1.0 22.1 26.1
Unable to Work 17 42.9 8.2 26.8 59.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 278 24.3 1.3 21.8 26.9
Divorced / Separated 83 33.8 3.2 27.5 40.1
Widowed 289 29.1 1.5 26.1 32.2
Never Married 19 29.4 5.9 17.9 41.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 232 24.5 1.5 21.5 27.4
Living without a Disability 432 27.9 1.2 25.4 30.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 40 24.2 3.5 17.2 31.1
Rural 116 30.1 2.5 25.2 35.1
Densely-settled Rural 124 27.6 2.3 23.1 32.1
Semi-urban 118 24.9 2.1 20.7 29.1
Urban 271 25.9 1.5 23.0 28.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 145 22.4 1.8 19.0 25.9
Excellent to Good 524 28.1 1.1 25.9 30.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 15 50.1 10.0 30.4 69.8
Insured 654 26.3 1.0 24.4 28.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 90 36.2 3.4 29.6 42.8
Non-Smoker 578 25.5 1.0 23.6 27.5

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.