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 5158 44.8 0.5 43.8 45.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 2104 48.2 0.8 46.6 49.8
Female 3054 41.7 0.6 40.5 43.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 139 46.8 3.4 40.2 53.4
Non-Hispanic 5010 44.7 0.5 43.7 45.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4662 44.2 0.5 43.1 45.2
Black Only 225 53.3 2.7 47.9 58.6
Other Race Only 161 49.2 3.2 42.9 55.4
More than One Race 84 50.5 4.4 41.8 59.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 372 48.6 2.0 44.6 52.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1772 46.7 0.9 45.0 48.4
Some College 1485 45.3 1.0 43.4 47.1
College Graduate 1525 41.8 0.9 40.1 43.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 414 49.0 1.9 45.3 52.8
$15,000 - $24,999 807 41.5 1.3 39.0 43.9
$25,000 - $34,999 688 43.4 1.4 40.7 46.2
$35,000 - $49,999 792 45.0 1.3 42.5 47.5
$50,000+ 1834 46.7 0.9 45.0 48.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 2672 52.6 0.8 51.1 54.1
Out of Work 237 68.3 2.7 63.0 73.7
Homemaker / Student 251 49.2 2.4 44.6 53.9
Retired 1669 31.8 0.7 30.5 33.2
Unable to Work 316 43.9 2.1 39.8 48.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1636 33.4 0.7 31.9 34.8
1-19 Hours 297 39.2 1.9 35.4 43.0
20-39 Hours 610 48.5 1.5 45.4 51.5
40 + Hours 1958 53.1 0.9 51.4 54.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 3143 46.4 0.6 45.1 47.7
Divorced / Separated 902 49.1 1.3 46.5 51.7
Widowed 810 31.1 1.0 29.2 33.0
Never Married 288 49.6 2.3 45.2 54.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1403 37.0 0.9 35.3 38.7
Living without a Disability 3742 48.1 0.6 46.9 49.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 269 49.9 2.3 45.3 54.5
Rural 677 45.2 1.4 42.5 48.0
Densely-settled Rural 862 47.5 1.3 44.9 50.0
Semi-urban 979 44.9 1.2 42.6 47.1
Urban 2364 43.1 0.7 41.7 44.6
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 479 72.1 1.9 68.4 75.8
Insured 4671 43.0 0.5 41.9 44.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 621 32.2 1.2 29.9 34.5
No Diabetes 4536 47.0 0.6 45.9 48.1
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 2175 37.4 0.7 36.1 38.8
No Hypertension 2972 51.5 0.7 50.1 52.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 301 37.4 1.9 33.7 41.2
No Current Asthma 4823 45.3 0.5 44.2 46.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 1930 38.6 0.8 37.1 40.1
No Arthritis 3178 48.9 0.7 47.6 50.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 864 37.6 1.1 35.4 39.8
Excellent to Good 4282 46.3 0.6 45.2 47.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 452 50.0 1.8 46.4 53.6
<14 days mental health not good 4641 44.4 0.5 43.3 45.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 962 60.8 1.3 58.1 63.4
Non-Smoker 4169 42.1 0.5 41.1 43.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1655 45.3 0.9 43.5 47.0
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1784 43.8 0.9 42.1 45.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1516 45.1 0.9 43.3 47.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3595 44.3 0.6 43.1 45.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1558 45.9 0.9 44.0 47.7
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 2062 45.8 0.8 44.3 47.4
Insufficient 1932 44.0 0.8 42.4 45.6
No Activity 889 42.9 1.2 40.6 45.3

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.