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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 5182 44.9 0.5 43.9 45.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 2115 48.4 0.8 46.8 50.0
Female 3067 41.9 0.6 40.6 43.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 139 46.8 3.4 40.2 53.4
Non-Hispanic 5034 44.9 0.5 43.8 45.9
RACE . . . . .
White Only 4682 44.3 0.5 43.3 45.4
Black Only 229 54.1 2.7 48.7 59.4
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 375 48.7 2.0 44.7 52.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1782 46.9 0.9 45.2 48.7
Some College 1486 45.3 1.0 43.4 47.2
College Graduate 1535 42.0 0.9 40.3 43.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 417 49.3 1.9 45.6 53.1
$15,000 - $24,999 812 41.7 1.3 39.2 44.1
$25,000 - $34,999 692 43.6 1.4 40.9 46.3
$35,000 - $49,999 794 45.2 1.3 42.7 47.7
$50,000+ 1841 46.8 0.9 45.1 48.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 2681 52.7 0.8 51.2 54.2
Out of Work 239 68.8 2.7 63.5 74.1
Homemaker / Student 252 49.4 2.4 44.7 54.0
Retired 1678 32.0 0.7 30.7 33.4
Unable to Work 319 44.1 2.1 40.0 48.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1646 33.6 0.7 32.2 35.1
1-19 Hours 297 39.2 1.9 35.4 43.0
20-39 Hours 612 48.6 1.5 45.6 51.7
40 + Hours 1965 53.2 0.9 51.5 55.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 3154 46.5 0.6 45.3 47.8
Divorced / Separated 907 49.3 1.3 46.7 51.8
Widowed 817 31.3 1.0 29.4 33.3
Never Married 289 49.8 2.3 45.4 54.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1412 37.1 0.9 35.4 38.8
Living without a Disability 3757 48.2 0.6 47.0 49.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 270 50.1 2.3 45.5 54.7
Rural 679 45.3 1.4 42.6 48.1
Densely-settled Rural 864 47.5 1.3 45.0 50.0
Semi-urban 984 45.1 1.2 42.8 47.3
Urban 2378 43.3 0.7 41.9 44.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 480 72.2 1.9 68.5 75.9
Insured 4694 43.1 0.5 42.1 44.2
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 626 32.4 1.2 30.0 34.7
No Diabetes 4555 47.2 0.6 46.1 48.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 2187 37.6 0.7 36.2 39.0
No Hypertension 2984 51.7 0.7 50.2 53.1
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 302 37.5 1.9 33.8 41.2
No Current Asthma 4846 45.4 0.5 44.4 46.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 1942 38.8 0.8 37.3 40.3
No Arthritis 3188 49.1 0.7 47.7 50.4
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 870 37.7 1.1 35.5 39.9
Excellent to Good 4300 46.5 0.6 45.4 47.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 455 50.1 1.8 46.5 53.7
<14 days mental health not good 4662 44.5 0.5 43.5 45.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 967 60.9 1.3 58.3 63.6
Non-Smoker 4188 42.3 0.5 41.2 43.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 1661 45.4 0.9 43.7 47.2
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 1794 44.0 0.9 42.3 45.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 1523 45.3 0.9 43.4 47.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3613 44.5 0.6 43.3 45.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 1564 46.0 0.9 44.1 47.8
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 2068 46.0 0.8 44.4 47.5
Insufficient 1942 44.2 0.8 42.6 45.8
No Activity 893 43.0 1.2 40.7 45.4

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.