Percentage of Adults Ages 65 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 1858 30.4 0.6 29.2 31.7
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 644 30.8 1.1 28.7 32.9
Female 1214 30.1 0.8 28.6 31.7
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 50 35.9 4.6 27.0 44.9
Non-Hispanic 1802 30.2 0.6 29.0 31.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1684 29.8 0.7 28.5 31.1
Black Only 79 41.1 4.0 33.2 49.0
Other Race Only 54 36.0 4.4 27.4 44.6
More than One Race 28 40.2 6.4 27.7 52.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 217 38.7 2.3 34.3 43.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 744 31.6 1.0 29.5 33.6
Some College 508 29.6 1.2 27.2 31.9
College Graduate 386 26.7 1.3 24.2 29.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 188 36.2 2.3 31.7 40.8
$15,000 - $24,999 453 32.9 1.4 30.2 35.6
$25,000 - $34,999 313 29.4 1.5 26.4 32.4
$35,000 - $49,999 264 30.0 1.7 26.7 33.2
$50,000+ 294 27.0 1.4 24.2 29.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 361 37.4 1.7 34.1 40.8
Out of Work 18 37.1 7.8 21.9 52.4
Homemaker / Student 78 27.5 2.9 21.9 33.1
Retired 1326 28.9 0.7 27.5 30.4
Unable to Work 71 31.3 3.4 24.7 37.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1209 28.5 0.8 27.0 30.0
1-19 Hours 136 25.6 2.1 21.5 29.7
20-39 Hours 189 37.2 2.4 32.5 41.8
40 + Hours 186 39.1 2.4 34.3 43.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 869 30.0 0.9 28.3 31.8
Divorced / Separated 278 38.8 2.0 35.0 42.7
Widowed 629 27.8 1.0 25.8 29.7
Never Married 74 39.2 3.8 31.9 46.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 609 25.8 1.0 23.8 27.7
Living without a Disability 1243 33.2 0.8 31.6 34.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 118 38.5 3.0 32.6 44.5
Rural 262 29.8 1.7 26.5 33.2
Densely-settled Rural 339 34.7 1.7 31.5 38.0
Semi-urban 354 29.4 1.4 26.6 32.2
Urban 781 28.4 0.9 26.6 30.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 42 53.5 6.1 41.5 65.5
Insured 1812 30.0 0.6 28.8 31.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 301 25.4 1.4 22.7 28.2
No Diabetes 1557 31.7 0.7 30.2 33.1
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 981 27.1 0.8 25.5 28.7
No Hypertension 875 35.3 1.0 33.2 37.3
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 95 23.3 2.3 18.8 27.8
No Current Asthma 1751 30.9 0.7 29.6 32.2
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 813 26.7 0.9 24.9 28.4
No Arthritis 1021 34.1 1.0 32.2 35.9
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 381 27.1 1.3 24.6 29.7
Excellent to Good 1472 31.4 0.7 30.0 32.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 102 30.0 2.7 24.7 35.3
<14 days mental health not good 1725 30.4 0.7 29.1 31.7
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 229 46.7 2.5 41.9 51.6
Non-Smoker 1617 29.0 0.7 27.7 30.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 684 31.4 1.1 29.3 33.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 654 29.3 1.0 27.3 31.4
Obese (BMI >= 30) 450 30.1 1.3 27.6 32.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1208 29.4 0.8 27.9 30.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 648 32.6 1.2 30.3 34.8
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 674 31.2 1.1 29.1 33.3
Insufficient 614 27.9 1.0 25.8 30.0
No Activity 440 32.2 1.4 29.5 34.9

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 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 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.