Percentage of Adults Ages 50 Years and Older 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 2397 44.5 0.8 43.0 46.0
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 978 48.0 1.2 45.6 50.3
Female 1419 41.4 0.9 39.6 43.3
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 80 61.2 4.8 51.7 70.7
Non-Hispanic 2316 44.0 0.8 42.5 45.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2110 43.4 0.8 41.9 45.0
Black Only 130 49.5 3.9 41.9 57.1
Other Race Only 95 62.4 4.4 53.8 70.9
More than One Race 55 54.1 5.7 42.9 65.4
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 178 55.7 3.0 49.8 61.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 794 44.7 1.3 42.2 47.3
Some College 731 48.1 1.4 45.4 50.9
College Graduate 691 39.4 1.3 36.9 42.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 186 43.2 2.7 37.9 48.5
$15,000 - $24,999 414 50.1 1.9 46.3 53.8
$25,000 - $34,999 295 44.5 2.2 40.2 48.7
$35,000 - $49,999 388 44.9 1.8 41.4 48.5
$50,000+ 776 43.9 1.3 41.4 46.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 809 32.7 1.0 30.7 34.8
1-19 Hours 133 41.6 3.0 35.7 47.6
20-39 Hours 315 52.3 2.2 47.9 56.7
40 + Hours 829 52.1 1.4 49.4 54.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1182 52.1 1.2 49.8 54.4
Out of Work 109 59.1 4.3 50.7 67.5
Homemaker / Student 132 49.3 3.3 42.7 55.8
Retired 817 31.9 1.0 30.0 33.9
Unable to Work 152 47.7 3.1 41.7 53.8
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1405 45.4 1.0 43.6 47.3
Divorced / Separated 426 49.1 1.9 45.3 52.8
Widowed 416 33.9 1.5 31.0 36.9
Never Married 147 52.0 3.3 45.6 58.5
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 123 53.1 3.5 46.3 59.9
Rural 393 53.2 2.0 49.3 57.0
Densely-settled Rural 355 45.6 2.0 41.7 49.4
Semi-urban 412 43.1 1.8 39.6 46.5
Urban 1114 41.4 1.1 39.3 43.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 746 38.8 1.2 36.4 41.2
Living without a Disability 1644 47.4 0.9 45.6 49.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 225 76.8 2.7 71.4 82.2
Insured 2168 42.5 0.8 41.0 44.0
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 272 31.3 1.8 27.8 34.8
No Diabetes 2123 46.8 0.8 45.2 48.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 157 35.3 2.5 30.3 40.3
No Current Asthma 2227 45.4 0.8 43.9 47.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 447 41.0 1.7 37.7 44.2
Excellent to Good 1945 45.4 0.8 43.7 47.0
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 209 48.4 2.6 43.2 53.6
<14 days mental health not good 2156 44.3 0.8 42.8 45.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 440 61.9 2.0 58.0 65.9
Non-Smoker 1941 41.6 0.8 40.1 43.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 776 45.9 1.3 43.3 48.5
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 804 42.1 1.3 39.6 44.6
Obese (BMI >= 30) 718 45.8 1.4 43.1 48.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1626 43.4 0.9 41.7 45.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 767 47.0 1.4 44.3 49.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 481 38.5 1.6 35.5 41.6
No Arthritis 664 47.4 1.5 44.4 50.3

Numerator: Respondents ages 50 years and older who reported they did not have
a flu shot or vaccine sprayed in the nose during the past 12 months.
Denominator: All respondents ages 50 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of adults ages 50 years and older who did not get immunized against influenza during the past 12 months
among categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents on Questionniare Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.