Percentage of Adults Ages 50 Years and Older Who Did Not Receive
A Flu Shot During the Past 12 Months

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2278 44.6 0.8 43.1 46.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 972 49.2 1.2 46.9 51.6
Female 1306 40.5 0.9 38.7 42.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 70 53.6 4.8 44.3 63.0
Non-Hispanic 2206 44.3 0.8 42.8 45.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2060 43.9 0.8 42.3 45.4
Black Only 84 51.5 4.3 43.0 60.0
Other Race Only 94 51.8 4.1 43.7 59.8
More than One Race 34 60.9 6.7 47.8 74.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 167 47.1 2.9 41.5 52.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 738 46.2 1.3 43.5 48.8
Some College 695 45.7 1.4 43.0 48.4
College Graduate 677 41.8 1.3 39.2 44.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 202 47.2 2.6 42.0 52.4
$15,000 - $24,999 339 41.9 1.9 38.2 45.6
$25,000 - $34,999 259 38.8 2.1 34.7 42.9
$35,000 - $49,999 342 44.6 1.9 40.8 48.3
$50,000+ 863 48.4 1.3 45.9 50.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 688 31.9 1.1 29.8 34.0
1-19 Hours 109 33.2 2.8 27.8 38.6
20-39 Hours 276 49.5 2.3 45.0 54.0
40 + Hours 987 55.8 1.3 53.3 58.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1283 54.4 1.1 52.2 56.6
Out of Work 46 62.2 5.9 50.7 73.6
Homemaker / Student 143 49.8 3.0 43.8 55.7
Retired 672 29.9 1.1 27.8 32.0
Unable to Work 132 45.4 3.4 38.8 52.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1381 45.6 0.9 43.8 47.5
Divorced / Separated 420 52.2 2.0 48.4 56.1
Widowed 352 31.3 1.5 28.3 34.2
Never Married 120 50.3 3.4 43.6 57.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 643 37.3 1.3 34.8 39.8
Living without a Disability 1626 48.0 0.9 46.2 49.8
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 356 44.2 1.9 40.6 47.9
Semi-urban 447 45.9 1.7 42.5 49.2
Urban 1005 43.1 1.1 40.9 45.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 189 72.3 3.0 66.4 78.2
Insured 2082 43.0 0.8 41.5 44.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 406 37.3 1.6 34.1 40.5
Excellent to Good 1868 46.5 0.8 44.8 48.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 428 62.9 2.0 59.0 66.8
Non-Smoker 1846 41.8 0.8 40.2 43.3

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.