Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Have
Never Been Immunized Against Pneumococcal Disease

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 897 31.5 1.0 29.7 33.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 355 34.9 1.6 31.8 38.1
Female 542 29.1 1.2 26.8 31.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 25 46.4 7.6 31.5 61.2
Non-Hispanic 870 31.1 1.0 29.3 33.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 801 30.8 1.0 28.9 32.7
Black Only 53 46.2 5.5 35.4 57.0
Other Race Only 27 49.2 7.3 34.9 63.4
More than One Race . . . . .
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 84 39.4 3.6 32.3 46.5
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 366 33.4 1.6 30.3 36.5
Some College 215 28.5 1.8 24.9 32.1
College Graduate 231 29.6 1.8 26.1 33.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 76 28.2 3.0 22.2 34.1
$15,000 - $24,999 198 35.7 2.2 31.3 40.1
$25,000 - $34,999 112 26.5 2.3 22.0 31.1
$35,000 - $49,999 143 29.1 2.2 24.8 33.5
$50,000+ 179 32.5 2.1 28.3 36.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 226 50.3 2.6 45.2 55.3
Out of Work . . . . .
Homemaker / Student 45 30.7 4.2 22.5 39.0
Retired 591 27.4 1.1 25.3 29.5
Unable to Work 24 27.4 5.2 17.1 37.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 550 26.7 1.1 24.6 28.8
1-19 Hours 72 35.1 3.6 28.1 42.1
20-39 Hours 94 42.5 3.6 35.4 49.6
40 + Hours 131 58.7 3.6 51.6 65.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 457 33.3 1.3 30.7 35.9
Divorced / Separated 123 34.8 2.8 29.3 40.2
Widowed 287 26.7 1.5 23.7 29.6
Never Married 27 31.2 5.8 19.8 42.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 42 34.7 4.6 25.6 43.7
Rural 154 38.0 2.6 32.9 43.1
Densely-settled Rural 159 37.5 2.5 32.6 42.5
Semi-urban 157 30.0 2.2 25.7 34.3
Urban 385 27.4 1.3 24.8 30.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 282 24.2 1.4 21.5 26.9
Living without a Disability 612 36.5 1.3 34.0 39.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured . . . . .
Insured 880 31.2 1.0 29.4 33.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 115 21.8 2.0 17.9 25.7
No Diabetes 781 33.8 1.1 31.7 35.9
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 32 13.7 2.4 9.0 18.5
No Current Asthma 861 33.3 1.0 31.3 35.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 178 25.4 1.8 21.8 28.9
Excellent to Good 715 33.6 1.1 31.4 35.8
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 48 27.8 3.7 20.5 35.1
<14 days mental health not good 827 31.6 1.0 29.7 33.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 86 38.3 3.6 31.1 45.4
Non-Smoker 805 31.0 1.0 29.0 32.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 326 32.2 1.6 29.1 35.3
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 338 32.9 1.6 29.7 36.1
Obese (BMI >= 30) 197 27.9 1.8 24.3 31.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 622 32.6 1.2 30.3 34.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 273 29.3 1.7 26.1 32.6
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Arthritis 214 28.7 1.9 25.0 32.4
No Arthritis 231 36.6 2.2 32.3 41.0

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they
have never been immunized against pneumococcal disease.
Denominator: All respondents ages 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults ages 65 years and older who have never been immunized against pneumococcal disease
among categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B,
excluding unknowns and refusals.