Percentage of Adults Ages 65 Years and Older Who Did Not Get
A Flu Shot During the Past 12 Months

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 919 31.4 0.9 29.5 33.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 324 31.0 1.5 28.0 34.0
Female 595 31.7 1.2 29.4 34.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 32 57.9 7.2 43.7 72.1
Non-Hispanic 886 30.8 0.9 28.9 32.6
RACE . . . . .
White Only 809 30.0 1.0 28.1 31.9
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 96 41.6 3.6 34.6 48.6
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 366 32.0 1.5 29.1 35.0
Some College 255 33.5 1.9 29.8 37.2
College Graduate 199 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 - $24,999 213 36.7 2.2 32.3 41.0
$25,000 - $34,999 124 28.9 2.4 24.2 33.6
$35,000 - $49,999 148 30.1 2.3 25.6 34.6
$50,000+ 142 26.2 2.0 22.3 30.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 191 41.5 2.5 36.6 46.4
Out of Work . . . . .
Homemaker / Student 44 30.1 4.2 22.0 38.2
Retired 647 29.0 1.1 26.9 31.1
Unable to Work 28 35.9 5.6 24.9 47.0
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 599 28.2 1.1 26.1 30.3
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 100 44.6 3.6 37.5 51.6
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 419 30.2 1.3 27.6 32.7
Divorced / Separated 145 41.9 2.8 36.4 47.4
Widowed 326 31.0 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 158 28.8 2.1 24.7 33.0
Urban 401 28.5 1.3 25.9 31.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 332 28.5 1.5 25.7 31.4
Living without a Disability 582 33.3 1.2 30.9 35.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured . . . . .
Insured 899 31.1 0.9 29.2 32.9
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 123 22.4 2.0 18.5 26.2
No Diabetes 794 33.3 1.1 31.3 35.4
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 60 28.2 3.4 21.5 34.9
No Current Asthma 857 31.9 1.0 29.9 33.8
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 214 30.6 1.9 26.9 34.4
Excellent to Good 703 31.7 1.1 29.6 33.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 60 38.3 4.2 30.1 46.5
<14 days mental health not good 839 30.9 1.0 29.0 32.8
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 105 45.7 3.6 38.6 52.8
Non-Smoker 803 30.0 1.0 28.1 31.9
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 328 30.6 1.5 27.6 33.6
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 332 31.8 1.6 28.6 34.9
Obese (BMI >= 30) 220 31.1 1.9 27.4 34.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 602 30.7 1.1 28.5 32.9
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 313 32.6 1.7 29.3 35.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS* . . . . .
Arthritis 234 31.2 2.0 27.4 35.1
No Arthritis 204 30.7 2.1 26.7 34.8

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 years and older who reported they did not receive a flu shot 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 receive a flu shot 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.