Percentage of Adults Ages 65 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 914 31.2 0.9 29.4 33.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 323 30.9 1.5 27.9 33.9
Female 591 31.5 1.2 29.2 33.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 32 57.9 7.2 43.7 72.1
Non-Hispanic 881 30.6 0.9 28.8 32.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 804 29.8 1.0 27.9 31.7
Black Only 50 43.6 5.4 33.0 54.3
Other Race Only 35 59.4 6.6 46.4 72.4
More than One Race 20 44.7 8.4 28.2 61.2
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 95 41.0 3.6 34.0 48.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 365 32.0 1.5 29.0 34.9
Some College 253 33.2 1.9 29.6 36.9
College Graduate 198 25.5 1.7 22.1 28.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 89 34.3 3.2 28.0 40.6
$15,000 - $24,999 212 36.6 2.2 32.3 41.0
$25,000 - $34,999 123 28.7 2.4 24.0 33.4
$35,000 - $49,999 148 30.1 2.3 25.6 34.6
$50,000+ 141 26.0 2.0 22.1 29.9
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 190 41.2 2.5 36.3 46.1
Out of Work . . . . .
Homemaker / Student 43 29.7 4.1 21.5 37.8
Retired 644 28.9 1.1 26.8 31.0
Unable to Work 28 35.9 5.6 24.9 47.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 595 28.1 1.1 26.0 30.2
1-19 Hours 63 28.3 3.3 21.9 34.7
20-39 Hours 103 45.4 3.7 38.2 52.6
40 + Hours 99 44.0 3.6 37.0 51.0
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 416 30.0 1.3 27.4 32.5
Divorced / Separated 144 41.6 2.8 36.1 47.2
Widowed 325 30.9 1.6 27.9 34.0
Never Married 27 29.0 5.6 17.9 40.0
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 46 36.1 4.5 27.3 44.9
Rural 171 40.6 2.6 35.5 45.7
Densely-settled Rural 143 32.3 2.4 27.5 37.1
Semi-urban 157 28.7 2.1 24.5 32.9
Urban 397 28.2 1.3 25.6 30.9
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 331 28.5 1.5 25.6 31.3
Living without a Disability 578 33.1 1.2 30.6 35.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured . . . . .
Insured 895 31.0 0.9 29.1 32.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 123 22.4 2.0 18.5 26.2
No Diabetes 789 33.2 1.1 31.1 35.2
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 60 28.2 3.4 21.5 34.9
No Current Asthma 852 31.7 1.0 29.8 33.6
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 214 30.6 1.9 26.9 34.4
Excellent to Good 698 31.5 1.1 29.4 33.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 60 38.3 4.2 30.1 46.5
<14 days mental health not good 834 30.7 1.0 28.8 32.6
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 105 45.7 3.6 38.6 52.8
Non-Smoker 798 29.9 1.0 27.9 31.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 325 30.4 1.5 27.4 33.4
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 331 31.6 1.6 28.5 34.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 219 31.0 1.9 27.2 34.8
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 597 30.5 1.1 28.2 32.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 313 32.6 1.7 29.3 35.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 233 31.1 2.0 27.3 34.9
No Arthritis 203 30.6 2.1 26.5 34.6

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 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 65 years and older, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
*Please Note: Prevalence of respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they did not get immunized against influenza
during the past 12 months among categories of Arthritis Status is based on responses from all respondents
on Questionnaire Split B, excluding unknowns and refusals.