Percentage of Adults with Asthma 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 327 56.8 2.5 51.9 61.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 110 56.6 4.3 48.2 65.0
Female 217 56.9 3.0 51.0 62.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 20 71.9 8.4 55.4 88.3
25-34 years 56 74.2 5.3 63.9 84.5
35-44 years 69 68.7 4.7 59.5 77.8
45-54 years 78 49.0 4.5 40.1 57.9
55-64 years 69 46.2 4.3 37.7 54.7
65+ years 35 21.5 3.5 14.7 28.3
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 13 78.3 7.9 62.7 93.8
Non-Hispanic 314 55.6 2.6 50.6 60.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 276 54.0 2.7 48.7 59.3
Black Only 15 70.2 9.7 51.1 89.2
Other Race Only 20 73.9 8.0 58.2 89.7
More than One Race 15 70.3 13.5 43.8 96.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 26 71.1 7.9 55.6 86.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 79 59.0 4.7 49.9 68.2
Some College 109 58.8 4.4 50.1 67.4
College Graduate 113 49.3 4.0 41.6 57.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 34 58.2 8.3 41.8 74.5
$15,000 - $24,999 56 58.2 5.5 47.4 69.1
$25,000 - $34,999 27 42.7 7.3 28.3 57.1
$35,000 - $49,999 53 65.2 5.4 54.7 75.8
$50,000+ 123 54.8 4.2 46.6 63.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 201 64.2 3.2 57.9 70.5
Out of Work 13 55.4 12.1 31.7 79.1
Homemaker / Student 35 63.9 8.4 47.4 80.4
Retired 40 29.2 4.2 21.1 37.4
Unable to Work 38 41.6 5.8 30.3 52.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 58 43.4 4.5 34.5 52.2
1-19 Hours 15 42.9 8.6 26.0 59.8
20-39 Hours 44 72.5 7.0 58.8 86.2
40 + Hours 159 61.6 3.7 54.4 68.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 213 57.5 2.7 52.1 62.8
Divorced / Separated 55 50.9 5.3 40.5 61.3
Widowed 22 27.7 5.8 16.4 39.0
Never Married 37 65.6 7.8 50.4 80.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 127 46.0 3.9 38.4 53.6
Living without a Disability 198 63.7 3.2 57.5 70.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 13 60.7 10.8 39.7 81.8
Rural 33 59.1 8.3 42.8 75.3
Densely-settled Rural 59 56.9 6.0 45.1 68.7
Semi-urban 61 57.5 5.6 46.4 68.5
Urban 161 55.8 3.5 48.8 62.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 47 76.3 5.9 64.7 87.8
Insured 278 52.9 2.7 47.6 58.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 108 53.8 4.1 45.7 61.9
Excellent to Good 218 58.1 3.1 52.0 64.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 82 69.9 4.9 60.4 79.5
Non-Smoker 245 52.8 2.9 47.1 58.4

Numerator: Respondents with asthma who reported they did not have
a flu shot or vaccine spray in the nose during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents with asthma, excluding unknowns and refusals.