Percentage of Adults with Asthma 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 627 50.6 2.0 46.7 54.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 190 52.7 3.6 45.7 59.8
Female 437 49.1 2.3 44.6 53.5
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 41 53.8 6.5 41.0 66.6
25-34 years 92 67.1 4.3 58.6 75.5
35-44 years 123 57.6 3.8 50.2 65.1
45-54 years 155 51.9 3.2 45.6 58.2
55-64 years 121 38.6 3.0 32.8 44.5
65+ years 95 23.3 2.3 18.8 27.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 19 50.0 10.7 29.1 70.9
Non-Hispanic 607 50.6 2.0 46.7 54.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 532 49.8 2.2 45.6 54.1
Black Only 39 64.7 7.5 50.1 79.4
Other Race Only 27 48.9 9.1 31.0 66.8
More than One Race 27 52.8 8.7 35.7 69.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 64 61.5 6.7 48.3 74.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 190 49.8 3.8 42.3 57.2
Some College 197 52.9 3.8 45.5 60.4
College Graduate 175 45.5 3.1 39.5 51.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 89 56.6 5.6 45.7 67.4
$15,000 - $24,999 104 51.8 4.4 43.2 60.3
$25,000 - $34,999 72 46.3 6.0 34.5 58.1
$35,000 - $49,999 97 51.6 4.9 42.1 61.1
$50,000+ 198 49.7 3.3 43.1 56.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 341 55.3 2.6 50.1 60.5
Out of Work 50 64.3 7.4 49.8 78.8
Homemaker / Student 60 54.0 6.9 40.5 67.6
Retired 83 22.1 2.4 17.5 26.7
Unable to Work 92 46.8 5.1 36.7 56.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 125 40.3 4.4 31.7 48.9
1-19 Hours 23 42.0 10.1 22.2 61.8
20-39 Hours 80 54.0 5.9 42.4 65.6
40 + Hours 253 55.8 3.0 49.9 61.7
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 359 48.7 2.2 44.5 53.0
Divorced / Separated 117 53.8 4.2 45.7 62.0
Widowed 58 29.2 3.7 22.0 36.4
Never Married 92 58.1 5.6 47.1 69.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 259 43.3 2.8 37.8 48.9
Living without a Disability 365 54.5 2.7 49.2 59.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 26 44.1 10.7 23.2 65.0
Rural 73 49.4 6.1 37.4 61.4
Densely-settled Rural 99 51.5 5.0 41.7 61.2
Semi-urban 133 50.0 4.8 40.6 59.4
Urban 294 51.2 2.7 45.9 56.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 112 79.3 4.5 70.6 88.1
Insured 513 45.8 2.1 41.7 50.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 89 43.7 4.0 35.8 51.6
No Diabetes 538 51.4 2.2 47.1 55.7
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 243 43.1 2.6 38.1 48.1
No Hypertension 384 54.2 2.7 48.9 59.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 279 43.8 2.5 39.0 48.6
No Arthritis 343 53.3 2.7 47.9 58.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 170 43.8 3.2 37.6 49.9
Excellent to Good 453 52.6 2.4 47.8 57.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 131 52.5 4.7 43.3 61.8
<14 days mental health not good 487 50.1 2.2 45.8 54.5
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 168 61.0 4.4 52.3 69.6
Non-Smoker 458 47.5 2.2 43.1 51.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 158 52.4 4.1 44.4 60.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 181 50.6 3.7 43.3 57.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 252 48.9 2.9 43.2 54.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 423 50.8 2.4 46.1 55.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 204 50.2 3.6 43.0 57.3
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 258 54.1 3.2 47.8 60.3
Insufficient 212 44.9 3.0 38.9 50.8
No Activity 120 48.4 4.7 39.3 57.6

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.