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 2146 44.0 0.8 42.5 45.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 907 48.0 1.2 45.6 50.5
Female 1239 40.5 1.0 38.6 42.3
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 63 56.1 5.2 45.9 66.3
Non-Hispanic 2082 43.7 0.8 42.2 45.2
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1948 43.0 0.8 41.4 44.6
Black Only 92 61.5 4.2 53.1 69.8
Other Race Only 75 55.6 4.6 46.5 64.7
More than One Race 24 54.6 7.9 39.1 70.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 177 47.5 2.8 42.1 52.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 685 43.4 1.3 40.7 46.0
Some College 619 45.7 1.5 42.9 48.6
College Graduate 664 42.5 1.4 39.8 45.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 161 46.8 2.9 41.1 52.5
$15,000 - $24,999 329 40.1 1.9 36.4 43.7
$25,000 - $34,999 251 38.7 2.1 34.5 42.8
$35,000 - $49,999 349 44.8 1.9 41.0 48.6
$50,000+ 780 48.2 1.3 45.6 50.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 697 30.4 1.1 28.3 32.5
1-19 Hours 108 42.5 3.3 36.0 49.1
20-39 Hours 257 49.8 2.4 45.2 54.4
40 + Hours 883 56.2 1.4 53.5 58.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1195 55.7 1.2 53.4 58.0
Out of Work 52 80.0 5.0 70.2 89.8
Homemaker / Student 129 48.3 3.3 41.9 54.7
Retired 656 28.3 1.0 26.3 30.3
Unable to Work 110 42.7 3.4 35.9 49.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1272 45.0 1.0 43.1 47.0
Divorced / Separated 383 51.7 2.0 47.7 55.6
Widowed 387 32.9 1.5 30.0 35.9
Never Married 101 49.1 3.6 42.0 56.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 582 35.8 1.3 33.3 38.4
Living without a Disability 1547 47.7 1.0 45.8 49.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 120 45.5 3.2 39.2 51.7
Rural 310 45.9 2.0 41.9 49.9
Densely-settled Rural 384 46.8 1.9 43.1 50.5
Semi-urban 397 41.8 1.7 38.3 45.2
Urban 935 43.2 1.2 40.9 45.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 358 35.4 1.7 32.2 38.7
Excellent to Good 1783 46.2 0.9 44.5 47.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 203 76.0 2.9 70.3 81.7
Insured 1943 42.1 0.8 40.6 43.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 414 57.3 2.0 53.4 61.2
Non-Smoker 1727 41.7 0.8 40.1 43.4

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.