Percentage of Adults Ages 50 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 2405 44.6 0.8 43.1 46.1
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 980 48.1 1.2 45.7 50.4
Female 1425 41.5 0.9 39.7 43.4
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 80 61.2 4.8 51.7 70.7
Non-Hispanic 2324 44.1 0.8 42.7 45.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 2115 43.5 0.8 42.0 45.0
Black Only 133 51.2 3.9 43.6 58.8
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 179 56.0 3.0 50.1 61.9
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 796 44.8 1.3 42.2 47.3
Some College 734 48.3 1.4 45.5 51.1
College Graduate 693 39.5 1.3 37.0 42.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 187 43.3 2.7 38.0 48.7
$15,000 - $24,999 415 50.1 1.9 46.4 53.9
$25,000 - $34,999 296 44.6 2.2 40.3 48.8
$35,000 - $49,999 388 44.9 1.8 41.4 48.5
$50,000+ 778 44.0 1.3 41.5 46.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 814 32.9 1.0 30.9 34.9
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 831 52.3 1.4 49.6 55.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1184 52.2 1.2 50.0 54.5
Out of Work 109 59.1 4.3 50.7 67.5
Homemaker / Student 133 49.4 3.3 42.9 56.0
Retired 821 32.1 1.0 30.1 34.1
Unable to Work 153 47.9 3.1 41.8 53.9
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1409 45.6 1.0 43.7 47.4
Divorced / Separated 428 49.3 1.9 45.5 53.0
Widowed 418 34.0 1.5 31.1 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 414 43.2 1.8 39.7 46.6
Urban 1120 41.6 1.1 39.5 43.8
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 749 38.8 1.2 36.4 41.2
Densely-settled Rural 1649 47.5 0.9 45.7 49.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 226 77.1 2.7 71.7 82.5
Insured 2175 42.6 0.8 41.1 44.1
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 273 31.3 1.8 27.8 34.9
No Diabetes 2130 46.9 0.8 45.3 48.6
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 157 35.3 2.5 30.3 40.3
No Current Asthma 2235 45.6 0.8 44.0 47.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 449 41.1 1.7 37.8 44.3
Excellent to Good 1951 45.5 0.8 43.8 47.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 211 49.1 2.6 43.9 54.3
<14 days mental health not good 2162 44.4 0.8 42.9 46.0
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 440 61.9 2.0 58.0 65.9
Non-Smoker 1949 41.8 0.8 40.2 43.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 779 46.0 1.3 43.4 48.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 806 42.3 1.3 39.8 44.8
Obese (BMI >= 30) 720 45.9 1.4 43.1 48.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1633 43.6 0.9 41.8 45.4
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 768 47.0 1.4 44.3 49.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 483 38.6 1.6 35.6 41.7
No Arthritis 667 47.6 1.5 44.7 50.5

Numerator: Respondents ages 50 years and older who reported they did not receive a flu shot 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 receive a flu shot 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.