Percentage of Adults with Asthma 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 632 51.4 2.0 47.5 55.3
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 192 53.6 3.6 46.5 60.7
Female 440 49.9 2.3 45.4 54.3
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 42 55.5 6.5 42.7 68.2
25-34 years 95 69.2 4.2 60.9 77.5
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 96 23.5 2.3 18.9 28.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 19 50.0 10.7 29.1 70.9
Non-Hispanic 612 51.5 2.0 47.5 55.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 537 50.8 2.2 46.5 55.0
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. 193 50.6 3.8 43.1 58.1
Some College 198 54.2 3.8 46.8 61.6
College Graduate 176 46.0 3.1 40.0 52.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 90 56.8 5.6 45.9 67.7
$15,000 - $24,999 105 52.1 4.4 43.5 60.6
$25,000 - $34,999 73 47.8 6.0 36.0 59.7
$35,000 - $49,999 98 54.3 4.8 44.9 63.8
$50,000+ 199 50.1 3.3 43.6 56.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 344 56.0 2.6 50.8 61.2
Out of Work 50 64.3 7.4 49.8 78.8
Homemaker / Student 62 56.9 6.9 43.4 70.4
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 126 40.4 4.4 31.8 49.0
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 256 56.7 3.0 50.9 62.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 361 49.3 2.2 45.1 53.6
Divorced / Separated 117 53.8 4.2 45.7 62.0
Widowed 59 29.7 3.7 22.4 36.9
Never Married 94 59.8 5.6 48.9 70.7
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 262 44.6 2.8 39.0 50.2
Living without a Disability 367 55.0 2.7 49.8 60.3
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 134 51.0 4.8 41.6 60.4
Urban 297 51.6 2.7 46.3 56.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 112 79.3 4.5 70.6 88.1
Insured 518 46.8 2.1 42.7 50.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 90 43.9 4.0 36.0 51.8
No Diabetes 542 52.3 2.2 48.0 56.6
HYPERTENSION STATUS . . . . .
Hypertension 244 43.2 2.6 38.1 48.2
No Hypertension 388 55.4 2.7 50.1 60.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 281 45.1 2.5 40.2 50.0
No Arthritis 346 53.9 2.7 48.5 59.2
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 170 43.8 3.2 37.6 49.9
Excellent to Good 458 53.6 2.4 48.8 58.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 132 54.7 4.6 45.6 63.8
<14 days mental health not good 491 50.6 2.2 46.3 55.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 170 62.9 4.3 54.4 71.4
Non-Smoker 461 48.0 2.2 43.6 52.4
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 159 52.9 4.1 44.9 60.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 184 52.6 3.7 45.4 59.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 253 49.0 2.9 43.3 54.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 427 51.9 2.4 47.2 56.5
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 205 50.3 3.6 43.1 57.4
RECOMMENDED LEVEL OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Meets Recommendations 262 55.8 3.1 49.6 62.0
Insufficient 212 44.9 3.0 38.9 50.8
No Activity 121 48.6 4.7 39.4 57.8

Numerator: Respondents with asthma who reported they did not have a flu shot during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents with asthma, excluding unknowns and refusals.