Percentage of Adults Ages 65 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 742 28.0 1.0 26.2 29.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 269 29.7 1.6 26.5 32.9
Female 473 26.8 1.1 24.5 29.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 18 33.2 6.9 19.8 46.7
Non-Hispanic 724 27.9 1.0 26.1 29.8
RACE . . . . .
White Only 681 27.6 1.0 25.7 29.5
Black Only 27 40.8 6.6 27.9 53.6
Other Race Only 24 30.2 5.7 19.0 41.5
More than One Race 10 36.8 10.0 17.2 56.3
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 94 34.2 3.1 28.1 40.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 293 29.6 1.6 26.5 32.7
Some College 204 27.0 1.7 23.6 30.4
College Graduate 150 24.2 1.9 20.5 27.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 98 35.1 3.1 29.1 41.1
$15,000 - $24,999 167 29.1 2.1 25.1 33.2
$25,000 - $34,999 105 22.9 2.1 18.7 27.1
$35,000 - $49,999 90 25.6 2.5 20.6 30.6
$50,000+ 139 29.7 2.2 25.3 34.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 481 25.5 1.1 23.4 27.7
1-19 Hours 47 21.1 2.9 15.4 26.8
20-39 Hours 78 35.1 3.5 28.2 41.9
40 + Hours 96 44.4 3.7 37.2 51.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 164 37.9 2.5 32.9 42.9
Out of Work 1 11.2 11.2 0.0 33.1
Homemaker / Student 39 25.0 3.7 17.7 32.2
Retired 513 25.8 1.1 23.7 27.9
Unable to Work 24 31.2 5.9 19.8 42.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 343 27.0 1.3 24.5 29.5
Divorced / Separated 104 35.7 3.0 29.8 41.5
Widowed 271 27.7 1.5 24.7 30.7
Never Married 22 34.2 6.1 22.3 46.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 246 23.8 1.4 21.0 26.6
Living without a Disability 491 30.4 1.2 28.0 32.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 46 31.3 4.4 22.7 39.9
Rural 124 31.0 2.5 26.1 35.9
Densely-settled Rural 135 29.0 2.3 24.6 33.5
Semi-urban 148 28.0 2.1 23.8 32.2
Urban 286 25.9 1.4 23.1 28.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 11 33.4 8.8 16.2 50.5
Insured 726 27.9 1.0 26.0 29.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 164 24.5 1.8 20.9 28.1
Excellent to Good 577 29.2 1.1 27.0 31.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 95 42.1 3.6 35.0 49.1
Non-Smoker 647 26.8 1.0 24.9 28.7

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.