Percentage of Adults Ages 65 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 1868 30.6 0.6 29.3 31.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 649 31.0 1.1 28.9 33.2
Female 1219 30.3 0.8 28.7 31.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 50 35.9 4.6 27.0 44.9
Non-Hispanic 1812 30.4 0.7 29.1 31.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 1693 29.9 0.7 28.6 31.2
Black Only 80 41.7 4.0 33.7 49.6
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 218 38.8 2.3 34.3 43.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 748 31.8 1.0 29.7 33.8
Some College 508 29.6 1.2 27.2 31.9
College Graduate 391 27.0 1.3 24.6 29.5
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 189 36.4 2.3 31.9 40.9
$15,000 - $24,999 454 33.0 1.4 30.3 35.8
$25,000 - $34,999 315 29.6 1.5 26.6 32.6
$35,000 - $49,999 265 30.1 1.7 26.9 33.4
$50,000+ 296 27.1 1.4 24.3 29.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 362 37.5 1.7 34.2 40.9
Out of Work 19 40.0 7.9 24.5 55.5
Homemaker / Student 79 27.8 2.9 22.1 33.4
Retired 1333 29.1 0.7 27.7 30.5
Unable to Work 71 31.3 3.4 24.7 37.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1217 28.7 0.8 27.2 30.2
1-19 Hours 136 25.6 2.1 21.5 29.7
20-39 Hours 190 37.3 2.4 32.7 42.0
40 + Hours 186 39.1 2.4 34.3 43.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 873 30.2 0.9 28.4 31.9
Divorced / Separated 278 38.8 2.0 35.0 42.7
Widowed 635 28.1 1.0 26.1 30.1
Never Married 74 39.2 3.8 31.9 46.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 613 25.9 1.0 23.9 27.8
Living without a Disability 1249 33.4 0.8 31.8 35.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 119 38.9 3.0 33.0 44.9
Rural 262 29.8 1.7 26.5 33.2
Densely-settled Rural 340 34.8 1.7 31.5 38.0
Semi-urban 356 29.6 1.4 26.8 32.5
Urban 787 28.6 0.9 26.8 30.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 42 53.5 6.1 41.5 65.5
Insured 1822 30.2 0.6 29.0 31.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 303 25.6 1.4 22.8 28.3
No Diabetes 1565 31.8 0.7 30.4 33.3
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 988 27.3 0.8 25.7 28.9
No Hypertension 878 35.4 1.1 33.3 37.5
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 96 23.5 2.3 18.9 28.0
No Current Asthma 1760 31.0 0.7 29.7 32.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 818 26.8 0.9 25.1 28.5
No Arthritis 1025 34.3 1.0 32.4 36.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 385 27.3 1.3 24.8 29.9
Excellent to Good 1478 31.6 0.7 30.1 33.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 103 30.1 2.7 24.8 35.4
<14 days mental health not good 1734 30.6 0.7 29.3 31.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 229 46.7 2.5 41.9 51.6
Non-Smoker 1627 29.2 0.7 27.9 30.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 688 31.7 1.1 29.5 33.8
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 658 29.5 1.0 27.4 31.5
Obese (BMI >= 30) 452 30.2 1.3 27.7 32.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1216 29.6 0.8 28.1 31.1
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 650 32.7 1.2 30.4 34.9
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 675 31.3 1.1 29.1 33.4
Insufficient 619 28.2 1.1 26.1 30.2
No Activity 442 32.3 1.4 29.6 35.0

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.