Percentage of Adults Ages 50 Years and Older Who Did Not Get
Immunized Against Influenza During the Past 12 Months

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2270 44.4 0.8 42.9 45.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 966 48.9 1.2 46.5 51.2
Female 1304 40.5 0.9 38.7 42.3
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 69 52.9 4.8 43.5 62.2
Non-Hispanic 2199 44.2 0.8 42.7 45.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2053 43.7 0.8 42.2 45.2
Black Only 84 51.5 4.3 43.0 60.0
Other Race Only 93 51.2 4.1 43.1 59.3
More than One Race 34 60.9 6.7 47.8 74.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 165 46.6 2.9 41.0 52.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 738 46.2 1.3 43.5 48.8
Some College 692 45.5 1.4 42.8 48.2
College Graduate 674 41.5 1.3 38.9 44.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 201 47.0 2.6 41.9 52.2
$15,000 - $24,999 338 41.7 1.9 38.0 45.5
$25,000 - $34,999 259 38.8 2.1 34.7 42.9
$35,000 - $49,999 341 44.5 1.9 40.7 48.3
$50,000+ 858 48.0 1.3 45.6 50.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 687 31.9 1.1 29.8 34.0
1-19 Hours 109 33.2 2.8 27.8 38.6
20-39 Hours 274 49.2 2.3 44.7 53.7
40 + Hours 983 55.5 1.3 53.0 58.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1277 54.1 1.1 51.9 56.3
Out of Work 46 62.2 5.9 50.7 73.6
Homemaker / Student 143 49.8 3.0 43.8 55.7
Retired 671 29.9 1.1 27.8 31.9
Unable to Work 131 45.0 3.3 38.4 51.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1376 45.4 0.9 43.6 47.3
Divorced / Separated 420 52.2 2.0 48.4 56.1
Widowed 349 31.0 1.5 28.0 33.9
Never Married 120 50.3 3.4 43.6 57.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 640 37.1 1.3 34.6 39.6
Living without a Disability 1621 47.8 0.9 46.0 49.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 137 51.1 3.2 44.7 57.4
Rural 329 45.9 2.0 42.0 49.8
Densely-settled Rural 355 44.2 1.9 40.5 47.8
Semi-urban 445 45.6 1.7 42.3 49.0
Urban 1001 42.9 1.1 40.7 45.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 189 72.3 3.0 66.4 78.2
Insured 2074 42.8 0.8 41.3 44.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 406 37.3 1.6 34.1 40.5
Excellent to Good 1860 46.2 0.8 44.6 47.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 428 62.9 2.0 59.0 66.8
Non-Smoker 1838 41.5 0.8 40.0 43.1

Numerator: Respondents ages 50 years and older who reported they did not have
a flu shot or vaccine sprayed in the nose during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 50 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.