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 2059 32.4 0.7 31.0 33.7
GENDER
Male 714 33.1 1.1 30.9 35.3
Female 1345 31.8 0.8 30.2 33.4
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 45 41.5 5.1 31.4 51.6
Non-Hispanic 2011 32.1 0.7 30.7 33.4
RACE
White Only 1892 31.6 0.7 30.2 32.9
Black or AA only 88 42.3 4.5 33.4 51.2
Other Race Only 43 40.4 5.6 29.4 51.4
More than one race 29 39.5 6.6 26.6 52.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 182 35.7 2.5 30.9 40.5
High school graduate or G.E.D. 774 32.8 1.1 30.6 34.9
Some college 624 34.7 1.3 32.3 37.2
College graduate 478 26.4 1.2 24.1 28.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 213 37.9 2.5 33.1 42.8
$15,000 - $24,999 479 35.4 1.5 32.5 38.4
$25,000 - $34,999 306 30.4 1.7 27.1 33.7
$35,000 - $49,999 318 34.6 1.8 31.1 38.1
$50,000+ 349 28.0 1.4 25.2 30.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages or Self-employed 364 39.9 1.8 36.3 43.5
Out of work 34 42.7 6.9 29.1 56.2
Homemaker or Student 108 33.4 3.0 27.5 39.3
Retired 1486 30.5 0.8 29.0 32.0
Unable to work 65 36.0 4.5 27.3 44.8
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1406 30.0 0.8 28.5 31.5
1-19 hours 164 36.8 2.5 31.8 41.7
20-39 hours 170 40.3 2.6 35.2 45.5
40+ hours 182 40.0 2.7 34.8 45.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married or member of an unmarried couple 928 31.0 0.9 29.2 32.8
Divorced or seperated 318 44.5 2.2 40.2 48.7
Widowed 742 30.4 1.1 28.3 32.5
Never married 67 35.9 4.4 27.2 44.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 758 28.4 1.0 26.4 30.3
Living without a disability 1295 35.2 0.9 33.4 37.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 161 34.0 2.5 29.1 39.0
Rural 303 37.7 1.9 34.0 41.4
Densely-settled Rural 388 32.2 1.6 29.2 35.3
Semi-urban 303 31.6 1.7 28.3 34.9
Urban 904 31.0 1.0 29.0 33.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 2016 32.0 0.7 30.7 33.4
Uninsured 37 57.1 7.3 42.8 71.4
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 355 28.2 1.5 25.4 31.1
No diabetes 1700 33.4 0.8 31.9 34.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 123 25.6 2.3 21.1 30.2
No current asthma 1926 33.0 0.7 31.6 34.4
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 906 29.1 0.9 27.3 31.0
No arthritis 1135 35.6 1.0 33.6 37.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS
Fair or poor health 444 28.0 1.4 25.4 30.7
Excellent, very good or good health 1606 33.8 0.8 32.3 35.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health not good 117 33.9 3.0 28.1 39.7
<14 days mental health not good 1913 32.3 0.7 30.9 33.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 250 47.2 2.6 42.2 52.2
Non-smoker 1797 30.8 0.7 29.5 32.2
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight (BMI<25) 712 31.3 1.1 29.1 33.6
Overweight (25<=BMI<30) 750 32.6 1.1 30.3 34.8
Obese (BMI>=30) 509 32.4 1.4 29.7 35.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 1299 31.2 0.8 29.6 32.8
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 755 34.4 1.2 32.0 36.7
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (4 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 206 27.9 1.8 24.3 31.5
Met Aerobic Guidelines Only 662 31.1 1.1 28.9 33.4
Met Strengthening Guidelines Only 101 28.1 2.9 22.5 33.7
Did not meet Either Aerobic or Strengthening Guideline 1001 35.0 1.0 32.9 37.0
AEROBIC AND STRENGTHENING EXERCISE (2 LEVEL)
Met Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 206 27.9 1.8 24.3 31.5
Did Not Meet Both Aerobic and Strengthening Guidelines 1764 33.0 0.7 31.6 34.5
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 391 30.2 1.4 27.4 33.0
Not served on active duty 1667 33.0 0.8 31.5 34.5

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